Lee County Public Safety Employees Receive Phoenix Awards
Thirty Lee County Public Safety employees were recognized during Friday's Phoenix Awards ceremony for bringing 14 individuals back to life. The awards are given biannually to paramedics and EMTs who successfully resuscitate patients from cardiac arrest and return them to a productive life. Click here for the list of award recipients and more information.
Vaccinate Your Pet Against Parvo Virus Outbreak
Lee County Domestic Animal Services is warning all pet owners to vaccinate their pets against highly contagious and deadly diseases after a recent outbreak of the Parvo Virus has led to an increase in euthanizations. Limit your pet's exposure to other animals by not visiting pet stores, dog beaches or dog parks until your pet has been fully vaccinated. Click here for more information on how the Parvo Virus is spread and signs of infection.
Suncoast Estates Road Improvements Begin This Month
A nine-year, multi-phase project to pave designated roads in Suncoast Estates in North Fort Myers will begin this month with Tucker, Payne and Laurel Lanes. After being brought up to Lee County standards, the County will take over future road maintenance. The $3.1 million project will eliminate hazards caused by road conditions that make it difficult for public safety vehicles and postal delivery trucks to reach certain locations. The project will be paid for with Community Development Block Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and local gas tax funds. Click here for more details.
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