Cape Coral-Lee County VA Healthcare Center -
A Powerful Anchor for Economic Development
The new VA Healthcare Center will be the nucleus of the Cape Coral VIZ, the Veterans Investment Zone – a corridor of economic development in Cape Coral that also includes Diplomat Commerce Park, Patriot Plaza, Hope Hospice and the new Army Reserve Center that is expected to open next year. "The VA Healthcare Center will draw development to the northern part of our city, opening the door to building a campus of complementary businesses and services in the area” said EDO director Dana Brunett.
The 200,000 square feet Lee County VA Healthcare Center is a multidisciplinary specialty care and outpatient clinic and comprehensive healthcare center designed to accommodate the changing needs of veterans in the region. The state-of-the-art primary and specialty care center is offering mental health, diagnostic radiology, and laboratory services. The new Lee County Healthcare Center is giving the VA a greater capacity to provide healthcare to a population of over 202,000 veterans in Southwest Florida.
Services that will be expanded at the new Lee County VA Healthcare Center include: primary care, mental health, audiology, cardiology, compensation and pension exams, Coumadin clinic, dermatology, eye care, gastroenterology and endoscopic procedures, home and community care, x-ray, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, neurology, nuclear imaging, nutrition counseling, orthopedics, pharmacy consultation and medication pick up, podiatry, prosthetics, rheumatology, tobacco cessation, Telehealth, telephone call center, social work, spinal cord injury, urology, dental, women’s care, and phlebotomy. Staff is also offering health care enrollment assistance and benefits information.
Special features of the new Lee County VA Healthcare Center include:
- Open floor plan with significant natural lighting
- Energy efficient building management equipment
- Enhanced communication like video conferencing and Telehealth
- Coffee bistro for patients, family and staff
Contact the Cape Coral Economic Development Office for more information about Cape Coral development opportunities.