COVID-19 active vs recovered debate continues

The major subject of discussion at the regular meeting of the Hendry Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) was the overall message and use of the term “recovery number” regarding active vs inactive cases of COVID-19 in Hendry County. Dr. Joseph Pepe, Director of the Hendry/Glades Health Department, provided details about current trends and strategies for […]

More COVID-19 cases confirmed

Hendry County nursing homes tested for coronavirus Increased COVID-19 testing continues in South Central Florida, and more cases have shown up in Hendry County nursing homes. On April 24, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that 50 state “strike teams” had started traveling the state to test all of the long-term care facilities. Last week, following threats […]