Wednesday, January 20, 2021

#FLNEWS

Island Sand Paper articles about regional and State issues.

#FLNEWS

COVID-19: The State We’re In

The spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has increased in Florida and Lee County over the past month. Not only are new diagnosis...

COVID Update

Hospitalizations Up Governor Ron DeSantis is making regular appearances around the state reassuring Floridians that the steep rise in the number of new diagnoses of...

Public Health Advisory Issued

Florida Department of Health Advises wearing masks in public, encourages elderly and vulnerable populations to limit interactions outside of the home, and urges all...

Medical Leaders Talk COVID-19

Lee Health Town Hall Meeting The leadership team of Lee Health held a virtual hour-long Town Hall Meeting via Facebook on Thursday afternoon, June 4,...

Hurricane Prep, Disaster Tech

A key part of hurricane preparations is to make sure that you have the right technology to assist you before, during and after a...

Hurricane Prep, Know Your Zone

Evacuation zones are labeled A to E, with A being the most susceptible to storm surge and wind damage. As a storm approaches, the...

Calusa Waterkeeper Turns 25

Clean Water Non-Profit Looks To Future Springing from humble origins, spawned by a handful of grass roots working men and women stepping up to adopt...

Vacation Rental Rules Change Again

Lee County Second Amendment On Monday, June 1, 2020, the state of Florida approved a second amended version of Lee County’s minimum standards regarding out-of-state...

Edison Ford Winter Estates Open

Gardens & Riverside Open On Friday, May 29, Edison and Ford Winter Estates will open the botanical gardens and the riverside of the property. This area features...

2020 Hurricane Season

Now Is The Time to Prepare While the 2020 Hurricane Season does not begin until Monday, June 1, Tropical Storm Arthur already formed off Florida’s...

Vacation Rental Rules Change Again

Non-Floridians OK with Conditions On Thursday afternoon, less than 24 hours after announcing that Lee County’s plan for opening vacation rentals had been approved by...

Quick Test; Slow Results

COVID-19 Testing For the past two months, state and federal officials have continuously preached the importance of COVID-19 testing, particularly to reopen the nation’s...

Vacation Rentals Open

Lee County vacation rentals are open as of May 20th following approval of Lee County’s submission of an application and safety plan by the...

Full Phase 1 Takes Effect

Monday, May 18 marked the first day of Full Phase 1 as defined by Governor Ron DeSantis for the recovery of the State of...

County Gets $134M from CARES Act

BoCC Hears COVID-19 Impacts The Board of Lee County Commissioners (BoCC) heard their initial report from County Staff concerning $135 million it received through the...

EAA Reservoir Work Begins

South Florida Water News This week Governor Ron DeSantis, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced...

Reopening Florida

DeSantis Begins Phase One Governor Ron DeSantis announced Phase One of his plan to reopen Florida, dubbed, “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery” on...

COVID-19 Timeline, FMB, Lee County

March 1: Governor Ron DeSantis declares a Public Health Emergency; There are 2 Florida COVID-19 cases March 2: Florida Department of Health asks Floridians to...

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