Friday, Dec. 2, would be the final day of operations for Healing’s COVID-19 testing websites in Lee County. Lee Well being partnered with Healing through the pandemic to create further entry to COVID testing for group members.
The websites, that are set-up at Lee Well being’s Lee Handy Care areas in Fort Myers and Cape Coral, have served 1000’s within the area with free COVID testing through the previous yr.
Anybody who needs to obtain a COVID take a look at on or earlier than Dec. 2 can accomplish that by making an appointment at www.healing.com. There are nonetheless quite a lot of COVID group testing websites open and out there to the general public. They are often discovered at “http://www.leehealth.org” rel=”noopener noreferrer” goal=”_blank”>www.leehealth.org by looking “Group COVID-19 Testing Websites.” At-home exams are additionally out there at native drug shops.
Lee Well being encourages everybody to take vital precautions to guard themselves and their family members from COVID, influenza and different diseases, particularly whereas gathering for the vacations. Get vaccinated, wash arms incessantly, collect outdoors if the climate permits, and keep residence if you happen to’re sick.
It’s additionally vital to know the place to go once you’re sick. Go to your major care doctor for basic considerations and head to the emergency room for extreme situations, comparable to chest ache or shortness of breath. Lee Handy Care is a good useful resource once you want fast take care of a minor damage or sickness just like the flu. For an on-demand pressing care service, Lee TeleHealth is on the market on-line 24/7 at https://leetelehealth.org.