COVID-19 Update

Fort Myers and Sanibel COVID-19 Information

When the time is right for you, we look forward to welcoming you to The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel. We encourage our visitors and locals to follow guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Florida Department of Health, FDOH-Lee, and their personal physicians.

There are currently no travel restrictions in place in Florida. For information about rules in place for state parks, restaurants, and other facilities check Plan for Florida’s Recovery.

Beach Updates

All public beaches located within Lee County are currently open.

Please NOTE: While enjoying our beaches, we encourage you to follow appropriate social distancing and safety protocols issued by the CDC and OSHA

For more information specific to Lee County, click here

Within Lee County, some beaches are owned and managed by municipalities and the state. We encourage visitors to visit the following websites for other beach updates:


Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) Update

There will be differences in your travel experience at RSW, but these changes were made to help keep you safe and make you feel more comfortable and confident about traveling through this airport. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lee County Port Authority implemented increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting in high-traffic, high-touch areas of the terminal and car rental facility including atriums, ticket counters, gate hold areas, bag claim and restrooms. Click here to read more about what RSW is doing to help keep travelers safe. Get more info as it relates to RSW airport here.


Additional Resources

Florida Department of Health (DOH)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Domestic Travel FAQs

Travel alerts and advisories

Local Lee County COVID-19 Info

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