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Contact tracing imperative to curb spread of COVID-19

More people are reportedly testing positive for the coronavirus in the United States and in Southwest Florida. We looked at what one of our region’s health agencies is doing to respond to the current surge in cases. At Florida Department of Health in Lee County, Jennifer Roth says she and her COVID-19 response team are […]

Collier County Health Department monitoring 3 confirmed coronavirus patients

We met with a spokeswoman for Florida Department of Health Collier County about the three confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in the county Wednesday, a day after they were announced by the Florida Department of Health. Spokesperson Kristine Hollingsworth says the three cases are unrelated to one another, and neither patient went to the hospital. Instead, […]