Emergency Response Information

Knowing What’s Nearby

Moving to a new area may leave you feeling disoriented until you learn new road names and landmarks. However, we feel it's important to quickly become oriented with key buildings such as hospitals, fire stations, and police departments. So, we’ve updated our cheat sheet for emergency response locations in the Fort Myers and Cape Coral areas of Southwest Florida. 



Hospitals

Did you know that Lee Health, founded in 1916, stands as one of the largest public health systems in the United States and one of the largest not-for-profit public health systems in Florida, receiving no direct tax support? It governs through a publicly elected 10-member Board of Directors, ensuring a commitment to the community's health and well-being. With over 2 million patient contacts annually, Lee Health remains a cornerstone of healthcare in the region, employing more than 14,000 dedicated individuals, including over 4,000 volunteers, as well as a medical staff exceeding 2,500.

Cape Coral

Cape Coral Hospital
636 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33990
(239)424-2000
Acquired by LeeHealth in 1996, Cape Coral Hospital offers 303 beds, providing essential medical services to the Cape Coral community. 
For more information, click here

Fort Myers

HealthPark Medical Center 
9981 S. HealthPark Dr., Fort Myers, FL 339908
(239)343-5000
HealthPark Medical Center is the primary location in the Lee Memorial Health System for cardiology and intensive care. The hospital has a total of 461 beds, and sees an average of 55,000 patients annually.
For more information, click here.

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida
9981 S. HealthPark Dr., Fort Myers, FL 339908
(239)343-5437
Golisano Children’s Hospital is a standalone, state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2017. The facility has 135 beds, and serves ~47,000 patients a year.
For more information, click here.

Gulf Coast Medical Center
13681 Doctors Way, Fort Myers, FL 33912
(239)343-1000
Acquired in 2006 and expanded through 2021, Gulf Coast Medical Center is a state-of-the-art facility boasting 699 beds. It serves as the region's only Level II Trauma Center from Miami to Bradenton.
For more information, click here.

Lee Memorial Hospital
2776 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239)343-2000
Established in 1916, Lee Memorial Hospital remains a cornerstone of Lee Health, serving the community for more than 100 years. Lee Memorial has 414 beds including 60 rehab and 18 skilled-nursing.
For more information, click here.

Rehabilitation Hospital
2776 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239)343-3900
The Rehabilitation Hospital is located inside Lee Memorial Hospital on U.S. 41. The inpatient rehabilitation facility contains 60 beds, and provides care for both adult and pediatric patients. 
For more information, click here.

In addition to these hospitals, Lee Health also operates two skilled nursing units, seven outpatient centers, three walk-in clinics, two pediatric outpatient facilities, and a Regional Cancer Center, ensuring comprehensive care for residents throughout Southwest Florida.



Fire Departments

While you likely won’t need to visit the fire department, it is possible the fire department may need to visit you! Here’s a breakdown of the local fire departments to give you an idea of which department is responsible for your neighborhood. 

Cape Coral

Cape Coral has a total of 12 fire stations in its department. Click here for a list of stations and the areas they serve. Non-Emergency Dispatch: (239) 574-3223

Fort Myers

The City of Fort Myers operates 8 fire stations that span nearly 50 square miles. For more information, click here.
 
Lee County has several other Fire Departments that span the rest of the county including Iona McGregor Fire Protection & Rescue, South Trail Fire Dept., San Carlos Park Fire Protection & Rescue and Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District, to name a few. Check the map below (courtesy of the Lee County Fire Chiefs' Association) to see which district you fall under. 

Police Departments

Again, we hope you will not need to visit your local police department, but it is nice to know where the departments are located and how to get in contact with them. As a reminder, the phone numbers listed above for the fire stations and below for the police stations are for non-emergency cases. In ALL emergencies, you should dial 9-1-1 for assistance. 

Cape Coral

Cape Coral Police Department
1100 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33990
(239) 574-3223
For more information, click here.

Fort Myers
Fort Myers Police Department
2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239) 321-7700
For more information, click here
 
Lee County Sheriff’s Office
14750 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy., Fort Myers, FL 33912
(239) 477-1000
For more information, click here.

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