Food and water points of distribution in Lee County remain open
Residents of Lee County who have been affected by Hurricane Irma can go to one of three points of distribution to receive food and water. These will be drive-up distribution locations, where the National Guard will be handing out MREs (Meals Ready-to-Eat) and water.
Food and water points of distribution (POD) are open as indicated below. The points of distribution (POD) are open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at these locations:
Flea Masters Flea Market
4135 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd
Lehigh Acres Fire Station 1
1000 Joel Blvd.
Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track in Bonita Springs
10601 Bonita Beach Road SE
A friendly reminder: Please do not allow children to play in the flood waters. It could turn into a dangerous situation as the water could be contaminated, there may be dangerous objects in the water and not to mention the mosquitoes.
We still have some major intersections with traffic signals that are not operating correctly due to power outages in the area. Check out this great tip about what to do if traffic signals are not operating. Also, please remember to always buckle up and drive safely!