Lee County's COVID-19 response in the news

Below are the relevant news releases and press conferences with Lee County Government and our partners. 

march 26
The importance of social distancing
On Thursday, March 26, the Lee County Sheriff's Office held a press conference with Lee County Government on the importance of social distancing and how we can all work together to slow the spread of COVID-19.

​MARCH 23 
lee county expands closures to help mitigate virus's spread
Public lobbies closed to the public in all County owned facilities with the exception of the County Administration lobby to provide information on remote services provided by the Lee Clerk of Court

​MARCH 19
lee library system adjusts operations, branches remain closed
​Return materials to any library location using the exterior book returns

​March 17
United way 211 to Assist with community response
Lee County residents seeking general information about COVID-19 and
its related impacts on the community can call the United Way 211 Helpline by dialing:
2-1-1 or 239-433-3900
between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  Press Release

​MARCH 25 
2020 Census moving forward during covid-19
Lee County residents are encouraged to go online to complete the 2020 Census. For the first time ever, the Census is available to complete online, over the phone and by mail.

​MARCH 20 
LEE COUNTY SUSPENDS LEETRAN BUS FARES; UTILITIES SUSPENDS DISCONNECTIONS
LeeTran suspends bus fares effective March 21. Utilities is supending water shut offs until further notice.

​MARCH 18
COUNTY OWNED BEACHES AND FORT MYERS BEACH CLOSING
​Closure effective 6pm, Thursday, March 19; includes beach tram & trolley service. This press conference includes updates from our partner agencies.

​March 17
County closes some sites, suspends most public meetings
BOCC Commissioners, Sheriff, Lee County Schools, Florida Department of Health 

  Press Conference     Press Release