Daily Stats (updated 5/8/2020 at 4:00 pm)
Lee Health has:
- 86 COVID-19 patients isolated in our hospitals
- Submitted 12,439 specimens for testing
- Discharged 295 patients
- 250 employees quarantined; 31 employees exposed at work and positive with COVID-19
- Click here for graphs showing a running total of specimens collected for testing and positive cases hospitalized.
Be a Lifesaver: Donate Blood Tomorrow, May 9
Lee Health and the Florida Everblades are teaming up to host a mobile blood drive tomorrow, May 9, from 2-6 p.m. at Hertz Arena. Blood is incredibly versatile, and donations are essential to help multiple patients heal from a range of illnesses or injuries. All blood collected by Lee Health stays here to care for people in our community. All donors will receive a “thank you” gift and a wellness checkup, including blood pressure, temperature, iron count and cholesterol screening.
Sweet Treats for Our Nurses
In partnership with Frontline Foods SWFL, Norman Love Confections and FineMark National Bank & Trust gifted a four-piece box of chocolates to 4,500 Lee Health nurses in honor of National Nurses Week.
“Nurses serve a vital role in the health of our communities every day,” said FineMark President and CEO Joe Catti. “Given the current state of our world with COVID-19, it seems especially fitting to recognize the incredible nurses of Lee County who are on the frontlines of this pandemic. And we’re very pleased to partner with Mary and Norman Love and their company, Norman Love Confections, in giving great gratitude to all of our nurses and certified nursing assistants.”
Norman Love also shared his support of our nurses, saying: “O