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Lee Health held a news conference Saturday afternoon at Gulf Coast Medical Center to provide the community updates on Lee County’s coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Dr. Larry Antonucci, Lee Health president & CEO, and Dr. Stephanie Stovall, infection prevention, provided information. Lee Health says they were prepared ahead of time to fight the virus and are […]

Lee Health says they were prepared ahead of time for coronavirus, county taking extra steps

Two people in Florida who tested positive for the coronavirus died, becoming the first known fatalities outsides on the East Coast, health officials reported Friday.Two people in Florida who tested positive for the coronavirus died, becoming the first known fatalities outsides on the East Coast, health officials reported Friday.

State authorities say two COVID-19 patients have died, bringing the known death toll in the U.S. to 19. Around the world, schools, companies and even the Vatican are calling off major events. State authorities say two COVID-19 patients have died, bringing the known death toll in the U.S. to 19. Around the world, schools, companies and even the Vatican are calling off major events.

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“.@HealthyFla has announced 3 new presumptive positive Florida #COVID19 cases: 2 in Broward County that are isolated and 1 in Lee County that is deceased. A previously-announced case in Santa Rosa County is also deceased. For #COVID19 updates, visit https://t.co/e1S8bGG26U”

Florida Dept. Health on Twitter: ".@HealthyFla has announced 3 new presumptive positive Florida #COVID19 cases: 2 in Broward County that are isolated and 1 in Lee County that is deceased. A previously-announced case in Santa Rosa County is also deceased. For #COVID19 updates, visit https://t.co/e1S8bGG26U"

“.@HealthyFla has announced a new presumptive positive Florida #COVID19 case in Lee County: The individual is isolated and being appropriately cared for. For the total case count and more important information, visit https://t.co/e1S8bGG26U @CDCgov”

Florida Dept. Health on Twitter: ".@HealthyFla has announced a new presumptive positive Florida #COVID19 case in Lee County: The individual is isolated and being appropriately cared for. For the total case count and more important information, visit https://t.co/e1S8bGG26U @CDCgov"

“.@HealthyFla confirmed two elderly individuals have died in Florida regarding #COVID19 and two new presumptive positive cases, both male 75 and 65 years old, have been identified in Broward County. Updates, when available, will be provided regularly.”

Helen Aguirre Ferré on Twitter: ".@HealthyFla confirmed two elderly individuals have died in Florida regarding #COVID19 and two new presumptive positive cases, both male 75 and 65 years old, have been identified in Broward County. Updates, when available, will be provided regularly."

“I have directed @FLSERT to activate to Level II to ensure Florida has all the necessary resources engaged as we respond to #COVID19. It is critical that we proactively coordinate all state resources to mitigate and contain #COVID19.”

Ron DeSantis on Twitter: "I have directed @FLSERT to activate to Level II to ensure Florida has all the necessary resources engaged as we respond to #COVID19. It is critical that we proactively coordinate all state resources to mitigate and contain #COVID19."

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Governor Ron DeSantis directed the Florida Division of Emergency Management to activate to level 2 to coordinate the state’s covid-19 and provide critical support to the Florida Department of Health and county health departments.Governor Ron DeSantis directed the Florida Division of Emergency Management to activate to level 2 to coordinate the state’s covid-19 and provide critical support to the Florida Department of Health and county health departments.

Gov. Ron DeSantis directs Division of Emergency Management to activate to level 2 after virus deaths in Florida

The move increases the State's support to the Florida Department of Health and county health departments fighting the virus. The move increases the State’s support to the Florida Department of Health and county health departments fighting the virus.

Gov. DeSantis directs state to activate Level II response to COVID-19 | WFLA

Local groups and institutions charged with caring for the elderly are on high alert this week after Santa Rosa County officially received its first confirmed case of the coronavirus.Local groups and institutions charged with caring for the elderly are on high alert this week after Santa Rosa County officially received its first confirmed case of the coronavirus.

Santa Rosa County elderly working to prevent coronavirus spread

SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — The Florida Department of Health confirming Friday night that a Santa Rosa County patient in their 70’s being treated for COVID-19 at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola has passed away. No other information has been released at this time.SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — The Florida Department of Health confirming Friday night that a Santa Rosa County patient in their 70’s being treated for COVID-19 at Baptist Hospital i…

Santa Rosa County patient dies from coronavirus | WMBB - mypanhandle.com

Florida Blue is announcing coverage updates in an effort to combat the spread and impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. According to a news release from the health insurer, Florida Blue will seek to minimize barriers for testing and treatment and will waive all copays and deductibles for the medical testing for COVID-19 for members who are part of its commercial insurance plans, including Affordable Care Act (ACA)/Individual and Medicare Advantage health care plans.Florida Blue is announcing coverage updates in an effort to combat the spread and impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. According to a news release from the health insurer, Florida Blue will seek to minimize barriers for testing and treatment and will waive all copays and deductibles for the medical testing for COVID-19 for members who are part of its commercial insurance plans, including Affordable Care Act (ACA)/Individual and Medicare Advantage health care plans.

Florida Blue increasing access to health care services to help in coronavirus treatment | WPEC

MIAMI — Two people who tested positive for the new coronavirus have died in Florida, marking the first deaths on the East Coast attributed to the outbreak in the U.S., health officials said Friday. Helen Aguirre Ferre, a spokeswoman for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, confirmed the deaths on Twitter, writingMIAMI — Two people who tested positive for the new coronavirus have died in Florida, marking the first deaths on the East Coast attributed to the outbreak in the U.S., health officials said Friday. Helen Aguirre Ferre, a spokeswoman for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, confirmed the deaths on Twitter, writing

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The Florida Department of Health announced on Friday there are two presumptive positive cases of the coronavirus in Broward County.The Florida Department of Health announced on Friday there are two presumptive positive cases of the coronavirus in Broward County.

2 men isolated as ‘presumptive positive’ COVID-19 cases in Broward County, authorities say

The Governor has requested $25 million from the Florida Legislature to be appropriated in this current year for the Florida Department of Health to be used immediately to assist with the COVID-19 response.   The Governor has requested $25 million from the Florida Legislature to be appropriated in this current year for the Florida Department of Health to be used immediately to assist with the COVID-19 response.