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We are fortunate to have excellent healthcare in southwest Florida.

How healthy are residents?

2015 Health Rankings

Rank out of

67 counties

Collier County (Naples, Marco Island & Everglades)


Sarasota County


Palm Beach County


Orange County (Orlando)


Broward County (Ft. Lauderdale)


Lee County (Bonita Springs, Estero & Ft. Myers)


Hillsborough (Tampa)


Note: Measures include – mortality, morbidity, health behaviors, clinical care, social, economic & physical factors

Full report can be viewed at



Collier County has 4 hospitals located throughout the greater Naples area.

Collier County

Lee County

Physicians Regional Medical Center
6101 Pine Ridge Rd.

Naples, FL

Lee Memorial Hospital
2776 Cleveland Avenue

Ft. Myers, FL 33901             

Physicians Regional Medical Center – Collier Blvd.
8300 Collier Boulevard

Naples, FL

Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida
9981 S. Healthpark Drive

Ft. Myers, FL 33908

NCH Healthcare System
350 7th Avenue N.

Naples, FL 34102

North Collier Hospital
11190 Healthpark Boulevard

Naples, FL


Longevity – Blue Zone

Collier County is striving to become the first county in the state to become a Blue Zone.

In 2004, National Geographic and a leading American writer and explorer, Dan Buettner along with a team conducted a worldwide study to identify where the longest-living people and what it was about their culture and lifestyles that led to lengthy, measurably better lives.

Researchers identified nine characteristics that these areas, called Blue Zones, had in common. They are the Power 9:

1. Move Naturally

2. Purpose (know your sense of purpose)

3. Down Shift (avoid stress)

4. The 80 Percent Rule (stop eating when almost full)

5. Plant Slant (eat a more plant-rich diet)

6. Wine @ 5 (drink in moderation)

7. Belong (attend faith-based services weekly)

8. Loved Ones First (family comes first)

9. Right Tribe (establish a social circle that supports healthy behaviors)