Hendry County Health Department urges residents to follow guidance:

Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 Hendry County, FL – Hendry County is currently experiencing a number of COVID-19 outbreak clusters that are a result of close contact environments. Information from the health department’s contact tracing process has indicated that some of the cases may be originating from individuals who have traveled outside of Hendry […]

United Way contributes face shields to COVID-19 arsenal

MOORE HAVEN — Some selfless people who work at the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades & Okeechobee Counties found time recently to construct some plastic facial shields. They donated a few dozen to try to help keep those on the front lines of the coronavirus battle protected against the often fatal disease. Lisa Sands, […]

Department of Health COVID-19 Update

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the virus, the Department is issuing regular updates as information becomes available. The Department will be sending this press release update every morning, seven days per week. International Travel Advisory The Florida […]

Food Safety Alert-Romaine Lettuce

The CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak. This investigation is ongoing and the advice will be updated as more information is available. Consumers who have any type of romaine lettuce in their home should […]

Florida Department of Health LaBelle site locations

The Florida Department of Health in Hendry County (LaBelle site) was damaged during Hurricane Irma. Temporarily, the health department services are being offered at several different locations in LaBelle Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Note: The Health Departments in Clewiston and Moore Haven are fully operational. Note: The Health Department is […]