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Hidden dangers in the water could affect swimmers and boaters – let logic prevail

October 28, 2022
As many of you know, Cayo Costa State Park is where Hurricane Ian made its initial landfall. The damage to the park was catastrophic. Along with so many in our local community, several of the park…

Mold and your home – what you should know

October 20, 2022
The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) has addressed some of the most common questions concerning indoor mold.  How can I tell if there is mold in my home? · Search areas w…

Boca Grande Health Clinic to offer drive-through flu and boosters

October 20, 2022
The Boca Grande Health Clinic will be conducting drive-thru COVID-19 booster and flu shot clinics beginning in October for our registered patients. Like past years, the shots will be offered outsi…

Boca Grande Health Clinic helps after the storm

October 13, 2022
Dana Pellant and Natalie Cole, nurses at the Boca Grande Health Clinic, were a rescue team driving through storm-ravaged Boca Grande in the first days after Hurricane Ian hit the Island. Natalie’s…

ASK A DOC: Checkups?

August 25, 2022
BY DR. RAYMOND JAMES, D.O. Doubtful David recently asked me, “Do I really need to see you every year for a checkup if I feel good?”  His question was especially pertinent, since he had …

A summer ‘thank you’

July 22, 2022
By Thomas J Ervin MD It is officially summer in Boca Grande. It is definitely hot. Hopefully, it will rain most afternoons by 5 p.m. You can park downtown easily. You may even get a table in th…

GIWA announces temporary modification of disinfection treatment procedures

July 1, 2022
PROVIDED BY THE GASPARILLA ISLAND WATER ASSOCIATION Gasparilla Island Water Association, Inc. will be temporarily changing the disinfection process for its Placida and Boca Grande potable (drin…

The secrets to longevity continue

April 22, 2022
As part of our year-long celebration of the Boca Grande Health Clinic’s 75th anniversary, the Clinic is pleased to present a short series of web videos that capture some of the “secrets” to having…

More secrets to longevity …

April 14, 2022
As part of our year-long celebration of the Boca Grande Health Clinic’s 75th anniversary, the Clinic is pleased to launch a short series of web videos that capture some of the “secrets” to having …

PROFILE: Jorge Matos

April 14, 2022
A rest well deserved after a career well done  …  The municipality of Sabana Grande is located in the western coastal valleys of Puerto Rico some 1,144 miles from Boca Grande. This …