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Premier Mobile Health Services to offer telehealth to Southwest Floridians

31 Mar 2020 11:51


Patients can now schedule appointments and fill prescriptions from their homes during the coronavirus pandemic. 


Sociologist known for walking almost every block of New York City died of coronavirus

31 Mar 2020 11:31


"We weren't ready for this at all. We didn't say goodbye. We didn't think we had to say goodbye," Helmreich's son Jeffrey said.


NYU Langone tells emergency doctors to decide who gets intubated, WSJ reports

31 Mar 2020 11:08


"You will have support in your decision making at the department and institutional level to withhold futile intubations," the email said.


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31 Mar 2020 11:01


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Amazon fires worker who led warehouse walkout

31 Mar 2020 10:42


The employee who was fired was supposed to be under quarantine, Amazon confirmed. 


Could melatonin help symptoms of COVID-19?

31 Mar 2020 10:35


Can melatonin, a supplement used to help promote sleep, fight off the coronavirus?


Deputies chase woman who wouldn't pull over for traffic stop

31 Mar 2020 03:39


The chase was brief and ended inside Mariposa off Whippoorwill Lane in Naples. 


Thief steals NCH nurse's new car after grueling 12-hour shift fighting coronavirus

31 Mar 2020 03:17


She noticed there was glass on the ground where her car was once parked.


Neighbors host parade for 6-year-old's birthday during coronavirus outbreak

31 Mar 2020 03:12


“To see people that actually take the time out of their day to make my child feel special really just makes me want to spread the love in our community too," Krista Rojas said.


Florida man arrested for allegedly spraying bottle of what he claimed was coronavirus on business doors

31 Mar 2020 00:57


While the man went into the business, he allegedly sprayed the doors and the surrounding area with the unknown substance.


Hendry and Glades County say they're prepared for coronavirus

30 Mar 2020 23:52


Joe Pepe is the Florida Department of Health's Administrator for Hendry and Glades County. He said the County has been preparing for a high number of patients suffering from the coronavirus since December.


Grocery stores large and small restocked with meat, produce

30 Mar 2020 23:42


It is unclear when hand sanitizer and toilet paper will become readily available in grocery stores again.


Used gloves, face masks, more found littered all over Lee County

30 Mar 2020 23:32


People have been dumping their used gloves, face masks, and cleaning wipes on the ground of parking lots at stores in our area.


Owner of Punta Gorda hot dog stand told too many people were congregating nearby by deputies

30 Mar 2020 22:44


Charleston said the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and ATF were called to Hawgz and Dawgz where they told Charleston there were too many people congregating in one area.


Lee County students start first day of 'distance learning'

30 Mar 2020 22:32


The district said they're even prepared to keep classes online until the end of the year if need be.


Florida public schools closed through May 1

30 Mar 2020 22:08


According to CCPS, the Florida Commissioner of Education directed all public schools to continue to be closed through May 1.


Cape Coral mayor hesitant about declaring ‘stay at home’ order

30 Mar 2020 22:04


Today Cape Coral Mayor, Joe Coviello, said he’s happy Lee County is asking people over the age of 65 to stay inside, but he’s worried this precaution isn’t enough to slow the spread of COVID-19.


Man spotted wearing homemade mask while grocery shopping

30 Mar 2020 21:47


Masks are really only needed for those who already have symptoms, said Robert Hawkes, the Director of the Physician Assistant Program at FGCU.


NCAA decision leads to big changes for FGCU

30 Mar 2020 21:47


The decision by the NCAA comes after they canceled the remainder of the winter and spring sports seasons as well as the NCAA basketball tournaments, which bring in a majority of the money. 


Seed to Table shoppers question store safety while business continues as usual

30 Mar 2020 21:43


“We’re blessed to be keeping all of our employees, we have close to 2,000 employees and every single employee is working right now,” owner Alfie Oakes said.


City of Naples extends beach closures through April 30

30 Mar 2020 21:30


On March 18, the city had announced the beach closures could be extended as the local government responds to the public health crisis. 


Coronavirus is deadly for small businesses, according to FGCU study

30 Mar 2020 21:15


The preliminary numbers are out from the study that surveyed more than 600 companies, and it shows that small businesses have been hit the hardest.


Collier County domestic violence shelter continues to work to protect victims during pandemic

30 Mar 2020 20:48


If you are a victim seeking shelter or assistance please call their 24/7 crisis hotline at 239-775-1101.


Lee County deputies ask people to not call with non-emergency coronavirus concerns

30 Mar 2020 20:19


Deputies said these calls should not be coming to the Lee County Sheriff's Office because they waste resources. 


Pelican Bay to close private beaches

30 Mar 2020 20:04


While the beaches may be closed, members can still place an order for pickup at Sandbar, a restaurant located at Pelican Bay's South Beach.


Fort Myers Beach suspends vacation rentals, recommends residents and visitors stay home

30 Mar 2020 19:41


The Town Council passed the declarations during a special meeting on Monday afternoon in which they discussed the town's emergency response to the coronavirus pandemic.


Tampa Bay pastor arrested following two large services at his church

30 Mar 2020 18:42


The church is able to stream services on TV and online so people can stay at home, but chose to encourage people to come to the church instead, the sheriff said.


Doctor pulled over for speeding receives N95 medical masks instead of ticket

30 Mar 2020 18:12


N95 masks are in short supply and many physicians are being forced to wear used masks, risking infection.


NBC2 Weather School: Types of Clouds

30 Mar 2020 18:00


Join NBC2 First Alert Chief Meteorologist Allyson Rae as she explains the 10 most common clouds.


Barbara B. Mann suspends performances through May 1

30 Mar 2020 17:40


The event center, located on Florida SouthWestern State College's campus, made the announcement Monday morning "out of an abundance of caution." 


Teacher delivers hopeful chalk messages, pinwheels to students home from school

30 Mar 2020 17:03


A fifth-grade teacher delivered pinwheels personalized with each of her student's names and a hopeful message. 


Can hot and humid weather kill COVID-19?

30 Mar 2020 16:35


The claim that steamy weather can kill the virus is fictional as of right now.


Macy's shifts operations to use absolute minimum workforce

30 Mar 2020 16:35


Macy's, a retail mega-store, hasn't been spared by the effects of the outbreak. 


'Stay safer at home' order issued for Southeast Florida counties

30 Mar 2020 15:00


60-percent of all COVID-19 cases in Florida are in Southeast Florida, according to Governor DeSantis.


NBC2 Weather School: Baking Up A Storm

30 Mar 2020 14:00


Join NBC2 First Alert Meteorologist Rob Duns in the kitchen as he relates to your students how baking muffins is similar to forming hurricanes.


Governor DeSantis welcomes new baby girl

30 Mar 2020 12:56


"Ron and I are beyond blessed to welcome our new baby girl, Mamie to the world," Casey tweeted Monday morning. 


New dates for Tokyo Olympics announced

30 Mar 2020 12:09


The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to Aug. 8 in 2021, according to Tokyo 2020 Organization Committee President Yoshiro Mori.


Officer wears coronavirus helmet warning people to stay inside during lockdown

30 Mar 2020 12:06


Once the helmet was complete, it was gifted to a police inspector, who loved the idea. 


Lee County commissioners adopt Florida Surgeon General's resolution

30 Mar 2020 12:00


Lee County leaders adopted the State Surgeon General's COVID-19 resolution Monday morning. 


Backstreet Boys reunite and perform for Living Room Concert for America

30 Mar 2020 11:21


The Backstreet Boys reunited for Elton John's iHeartRadio's Living Room Concert for America to raise money for families who need it the most. 


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30 Mar 2020 11:01


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Busch giving 3 months' worth of beer to people who adopt or foster a dog during COVID-19 crisis

30 Mar 2020 11:01


Whether it's for the dog or for the free beer, this is an offer that's a win-win for everybody.


Wimbledon will be canceled, German tennis official says

30 Mar 2020 10:33


If the grand slam tennis event were to be canceled, it would be the first time since World War II that it wasn't held. 


Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies after testing positive for coronavirus

30 Mar 2020 10:20


He reported symptoms, including fatigue, on March 17 and was taken to the hospital on March 20.


Dog adopted after man abandoned her, claiming she would give him coronavirus

30 Mar 2020 01:09


As a happy ending to a sad story, Daisy now has a forever home. 


Florida National Guard soldier tests positive or coronavirus

30 Mar 2020 01:02


A soldier helping with the coronavirus response in South Florida has tested positive for the virus. 


Two families displaced after fire at apartment complex in Naples

30 Mar 2020 00:51


Two families were displaced after a kitchen fire at an apartment complex on Jasmine Circle in Naples. 


Lehigh Acres church offers drive-up communion

30 Mar 2020 00:29


Faith Lutheran Church in Lehigh Acres offered drive-up communion to members Sunday.


Punta Gorda man dies after motorcycle crashes in ditch

30 Mar 2020 00:28


A Punta Gorda man died after crashing his motorcycle on Burnt Store Road and Taylor Road in Charlotte County. 


Second person tests positive in Hendry County

29 Mar 2020 22:03


A second person has tested positive for coronavirus in Hendry County. 

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