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Businesses worried after downtown Fort Myers area considered COVID-19 hot spot

Downtown Fort Myers and surrounding areas shows up as hot spots on Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard Monday. Meanwhile, the beginning of the week saw the lowest number of reported positive coronavirus tests in the past four days statewide, with 5,226. We spoke to businesses downtown to hear what they had to say about […]

Snowbirds must weigh decision to return to SWFL amid uptick in COVID-19

People who spend part of their time up north and the other part in Southwest Florida and other parts of the state must decide what they will do during the time they would normally travel down south. We spoke to a few northerners Wednesday, who say the continued rise in daily reported cases could be […]

Collier County planning how, when to start reopening public places

Many of us want to know when caution tape at Southwest Florida public beaches will come down. Collier County is home to some of those popular beaches, and it’s working to see when is the right time to start opening back up in a safe manner. A new Collier County task force says it’s working […]

SWFL health workers honored for their effort to treat coronavirus patients

We are #GulfshoreStrong, and a local story proves it! Lee County Sheriff’s Office hosted a heartfelt tribute Friday night for health care workers at Gulf Coast Medical Center. The parking lot was electric when our crew was at the medical center’s campus at the end of the week. There were close to 250 deputy cruisers […]