In partnership with Lee Community Healthcare

Lee Memorial Health System is committed to improving the health of our community. In partnership with Lee Community Healthcare, Inc., Lee Memorial Health System created community health centers to better serve the uninsured and underinsured of our community.

In 2010, it was estimated that 191,235 Lee County residents were living in low-income households, with more than 130,000 of them lacking access to primary health care services. In response to this acute community need, Lee Memorial Health System opened primary care clinics in the Dunbar and North Fort Myers communities during 2011 and later in Cape Coral.

These locations provided more than 10,829 office visits to 4,165 uninsured and economically distressed residents of Lee County during 2013.

The clinics provide basic health services and connect patients to additional affordable medical services and prescription medications through a network of local medical partners.

Traditionally, community health centers and clinics have had to focus on moving the most patients through the “care process” as possible. However, we believe that time taken to listen to and empathize with our patients is time well spent.

While some models of care call for 15 and 30 minute long appointments, Lee Community Healthcare has chosen to allow longer times for scheduled appointments in an effort to improve the quality of care provided and the bond between us and our patients.

Payment Options

Based on household size and family income Lee Community Healthcare patients can qualify for discounts on their care. For example, a mother or father with two children earning less than $23,850 can be seen by an Lee Community Healthcare provider for as little as $15.00.

We welcome all existing Medicaid and Medicare recipients as well as patients possessing private insurance, including Wellcare, Integral and Pristige payments.

In addition, our highly trained staff routinely assists patients in evaluating their eligibility to purchase health insurance through the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges, and in signing up for Medicaid or Medicare benefits. No one is ever turned away because they lack the money to pay for their care.

* All patients must provide eligibility at the time of the first appointment.

Services provided by Lee Community Healthcare directly include:

  • Primary medical care (adults only)
  • Diagnostic laboratory and radiological services
  • Cancer and other disease screenings
  • Immunizations (adults only)
  • Screening for elevated blood levels, communicable diseases and cholesterol
  • Behavioral health care
  • Chronic disease management for diabetes, hypertension, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and congestive heart failure
  • Appropriate Enabling Services such as case management, referrals outreach, transportation, interpreters and patient education

Services provided by other organizations, through refferal, include*:

  • Pediatric care, including well-child services
  • Obstetric and gynecological care, including prenatal and perinatal care
  • Eye, ear and dental screenings for children
  • Emergency medical and dental services
  • Advanced mental health and substance abuse services
  • Dental care

(* These services may be provided at other locations.)

Fort Myers:

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Lee Community Healthcare -
Dunbar United Way House
3511 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Suite B
Fort Myers, FL 33916
Phone: 239-343-4910
Office Hours
8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-Noon

Same-day appointments available.

North Fort Myers:

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Lee Community Healthcare -
North Fort Myers
13279 N. Cleveland Ave.
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
Phone: 239-652-4111
Office Hours
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Same-day appointments available.

Cape Coral:

1682 NE Pine Island Road Click for Map & Directions

Lee Community Healthcare -
Cape Coral
1435 SE 8th Terrace
Suite E
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Phone: 239-424-2757
Office Hours
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Same-day appointments available.


Lee Community Healthcare, Inc. is a federally qualified health center look-alike (FQHC-LAL). Funding and Operational Support for Lee Community Healthcare, Inc. is provided by: Lee Memorial Health System; the United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties; the State of Florida; and Lee Physician Group. Lee Community Healthcare is currently seeking NCQA designation as a Patient-Centered Medical Home.

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