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Department of Health in Lee County

  •  239-332-9501

    Mailing Address

    3920 Michigan Avenue 

    Fort Myers, FL 33916 


    TTY users can contact us through Florida Relay by dialing 7-1-1 or one of the other Relay Toll Free Numbers. 





FCC Designates 988 As A Nationwide Mental Health Crisis And Suicide Prevention Number


First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces Statewide Public Health Advisory Following Press Conference and Agency Roundtable in Gadsden County


ONE PILL CAN KILL: Attorney General Moody Issues Emergency Rule Outlawing Eight Deadly Synthetic Opioids


FDA Approves Higher Dosage of Naloxone Nasal Spray to Treat Opioid Overdose


Law enforcement seizures of pills containing fentanyl increased dramatically between 2018-2021


Percentage of overdose deaths involving methadone declined between January 2019 and August 2021


Suicides by drug overdose increased among young people, elderly people, and Black women, despite overall downward trend


Offering buprenorphine medication to people with opioid use disorder in jail may reduce rearrest and reconviction


Emergency department-administered, high-dose buprenorphine may enhance opioid use disorder treatment outcomes


Rise in Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Impacting Teens


White House Releases 2022 National Drug Control Strategy that Outlines Comprehensive Path Forward to Address Addiction and the Overdose Epidemic


Attorney General Moody Warns of New Deadly-Synthetic Opioid More Powerful Than Fentanyl


Attorney General Moody Releases Fast Facts on Fentanyl to Educate Parents About the Dangers of Synthetic Opioids