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Lee Health’s Trauma Center set to move to Gulf Coast Medical Center in January

It will be the first health system in the state to move a trauma program
 Lee Health
Posted at 4:25 PM, Nov 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-30 05:27:51-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Lee Health System is relocating its regional trauma center from Lee Memorial Hospital to Gulf Coast Medical Center.

The expansion project comes with a hefty price tag of $315 million.

It will add more than two hundred inpatient beds.

Officials say it includes expanded emergency department and intensive care unit spaces.

The move is expected to happen in January.