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
Lehigh Acres Fire Station 1
Myers Greyhound Track in Bonita Springs
10601 Bonita Beach Road SE
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.
Lee County Emergency Operations Center
2675 Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33905
Non-Emergency Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In case of emergency - Dial 9-1-1