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It’s Time to Mandate Face Masks in Lee County

It’s Time to Mandate Face Masks in Lee County

Why Face Masks are Now Crucial in the Battle Against COVID-19What do I do: Urge local legislators to mandate masks in public How: Use the forms below When:  Now! WINK News featured this issue on June 24, including a call with ECCL President Jim Gilmartin. The Lee County numbers confirm the significant and worrisome rise in COVID–19 cases. Moreover, the United States currently has the highest reported number of confirmed cases with more than 2.1 million. However, due to a lack of testing, the number of actual cases may be far higher. More than 120,000 people in the United States have died from the disease. As the United States and Lee County faces an even more increasing number of COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has started advising all Americans to wear face masks. Experts also say COVID-19 is two to three times more contagious than flu so that the virus can spread rapidly from person to person from gatherings. According to the advisory published by the CDC, “We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms and that even those who eventually develop symptoms can...

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ECCL Appoints Rachel Pierce  ECCL Board Member

ECCL Appoints Rachel Pierce ECCL Board Member

The Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL) is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Pierce to the ECCL Board of Directors. Rachel Pierce is proud to call Estero home with her husband and four young children. She specifically picked Estero for its...

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