Daily Stats (Updated 4/13/2020 at 6:00 pm)
Are you a COVID-19 Survivor?
Lee Health has discharged 93 patients who were positive for COVID-19 and made full recoveries. Was that you or someone you know? We want to hear your story of strength and help inspire others during these trying times. Please email us at ExceptionalLee@LeeHealth.org.
We are SWFL Stronger Together
We thank Collier County Commissioner Bill McDaniel and Lee County Commissioner Ray Sandelli for supporting the SWFL Stronger Together campaign. The commissioners wrote a joint, guest opinion article for The News-Press and Naples Daily News calling for the community to help our collaborative efforts with NCH to overcome COVID-19. To read the article, click here.
If you would like to support the SWFL Stronger Together campaign, visit www.SWFLTogether.com. Proceeds will help provide critical resources, equipment and supplies to support our medical teams.
Thank you, Nor-Tech Hi-Performance Boats
Asif Azam, M.D., president of the Society of Hospital Medicine Southwest Florida and Lee Health hospitalist physician, reached out to Nor-Tech Hi-Performance Boats for assistance making masks. The boat-building company repurposed its Cape Coral facility to produce hundreds of masks for our emergency department patients. Using the prototype from the University of Florida Department of Anesthesia’s prototype, the Nor-Tech team is creating the Halyard H600 two-ply polypropylene masks, just like Dr. Scott Patterson and his team of volunteers. Click here to see photos of the Nor-Tech upholstery team making the masks. We appreciate Dr. Azam and Nor-Tech Hi-Performance Boats banding together to support our community.
Our Hearts are Overjoyed
A local boy, Alex, told his dad, Markus, that he wanted to do something to support health care workers in our community. Alex decided to draw a picture and write a note. Markus made 50