Update from Lee County Emergency Management:

Food and water points of distribution in Lee County remain open

Residents of Lee County who have been affected by Hurricane Irma can go to one of three points of distribution to receive food and water. These will be drive-up distribution locations, where the National Guard will be handing out MREs (Meals Ready-to-Eat) and water.

  • Food and water points of distribution (POD) are open as indicated below

The points of distribution (POD) are open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at these locations:  

  • Flea Masters Flea Market
    4135 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd
    Fort Myers

  • Lehigh Acres Fire Station 1
    1000 Joel Blvd.
    Lehigh Acres 

  • Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track in Bonita Springs
    10601 Bonita Beach Road SE
    Bonita Springs 

In addition, the National Guard is making its way into communities in Lehigh and the City of Fort Myers to pass out food and water to those who are isolated.

There are several agencies also assisting with aid in the area. Lee County Human & Veteran Services, United Way, Red Cross, Salvation Army, Harry Chapin Food Bank, Catholic Charities and more. For a full list of organizations, go to www.unitedwaylee.org.

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Lee County Emergency Operations Center
2675 Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33905

Main: 239-533-0622 
Fax: 239-477-3636
Non-Emergency Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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