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Florida legislators introduce Safe Waterways Act

October 28, 2021
To the Editor: Residents and tourists come to Florida’s iconic waters for recreation and enjoyment, but unfortunately many state waterways have become more polluted and dangerous. In fact, near…

Lee County says ‘no’ to Friends COVID protocols

October 28, 2021
The Friends of Boca Grande Community Center has been notified by Jesse Lavender, Director of Lee County Parks and Recreation, that the previously announced health & safety protocol cannot be a…

Is the island safe?

October 28, 2021
An open letter from the Boca Grande Health Clinic By Raymond James DO, Boca Grande Health Clinic The pandemic has created a very difficult and stressful year for us all, especially those of …

Moderna booster shots available by appointment

October 22, 2021
The Boca Grande Health Clinic will offer drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinics for our registered patients and Island employees who signed the Boca Grande Pledge. The Clinic will administer the Mode…

Friends Organization Health and Safety Protocols

October 22, 2021
To the Editor: The Friends of Boca Grande Community Center is ready to welcome you back to the island with a plethora of programming. We have begun selling tickets to the full capacity of our v…

Boca Grande Health Clinic to offer November 4 flu clinic

October 22, 2021
The Boca Grande Health Clinic is conducting drive-thru flu shot clinics for our registered patients. The flu shots will be offered under the Clinic Annex carport. Please call the Clinic at 941-964…

Breast cancer: Looking toward the future

October 22, 2021
Breast cancer treatment has come a long way in the past 100 years. At the beginning of the 20th century, it was believed that breast cancer was an infectious disease whose spread was expedited …

‘I would like a second opinion’: Sometimes a little follow-up can save your life

October 15, 2021
This is part III in a breast cancer series for October, breast cancer awareness month. There is probably no moment for any person more terrifying than learning that you have cancer. But when fa…

A 50-year perspective: Breast cancer awareness

October 8, 2021
BY THOMAS ERVIN, MD BOCA GRANDE HEALTH CLINIC October is again Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Articles and programs will appear in the media emphasizing an awareness of the incidence of the …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Boca Grande Health Clinic patients so grateful for the personalized care received during a time of COVID

September 24, 2021
To the Editor: We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the Boca Grande Clinic, its doctors, nurses and staff. What a comfort to be able to turn to them for solid advice…