Ground spraying operations for treatment of adult mosquitos

Hendry County – Hendry County’s mosquito control contractor, Clarke, will commence ground spraying operations for adult mosquitoes on June 1st utilizing trucks in the areas of Hendry County which are assessed for the Hendry County Mosquito Control Municipal Services Benefit Unit (MSBU). This truck spraying will continue weekly until further notice. The treatments will be […]

Free COVID-19 testing sites available in Hendry and Glades counties

Asymptomatic cases of people infected with COVID-19 virus are being discovered locally. Our public officials and medical experts are urging people to get tested for the novel coronavirus, and have opened up multiple test sites throughout Hendry and Glades counties. These tests are administered to any Hendry or Glades resident, age 18 and up, they […]

Hendry County COVID-19 – 6pm Update 4.13.2020

Two additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Hendry County, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Hendry County to 22. The latest confirmed cases are an 11 year old male and a 29 year old female; both are residents of Clewiston. 16 of the individuals who have tested positive in Hendry County […]

Hendry County has 14th positive COVID-19 case; Okeechobee County has 5; Glades County has 4

The Florida Department of Health website showed a 14th positive case of the COVID-19 virus in Hendry County on Friday. The seven men and seven women documented range in age from 28 to 72. All but one are Clewiston residents. According to the Hendry County Department of Health, four of the 14 individuals who tested […]

Hendry County Notice: Judicial Circuit issues memo for COVID19 Quarantine Violators

LaBelle – On Friday, April 3, 2020, the 20th Judicial Circuit issued a memo in response to COVID19. The memo states that, “Any person arrested for violating any rule under Fla. Stat. 381.0035, any isolation, or quarantine, or any requirement adopted by the DOH shall be held in custody with a NO BOND HOLD pending […]

Hendry County Advisory Regarding COVID-19

(April 3, 2020) – Hendry County is issuing the following advisory regarding COVID19: · Taking care of yourself and your loved ones is the most essential function at this time · Staying home is critical to slowing the spread of COVID-19 in our community · Hendry County will not allow team and/or organized sports in […]

Notice of multiple office closures in Hendry County

In response to the concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), multiple Hendry County Offices have announced closures. The Hendry County Property Appraiser issued the following notice: Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 at 5 p.m., the Hendry County Property Appraiser’s Office will be closed to the public until further notice. • Our LaBelle and Clewiston offices will remain […]

Hendry County Declares a Local State of Emergency

(March 19, 2020) – Hendry County officials have declared a Local State of Emergency in response to the potential spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and its potential impacts on the County. The declaration is effective immediately as of 4:28pm on Thursday, March 19, 2020. Although there are currently no confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hendry County […]

Conducted every ten years the 2020 Census is coming

What do Hendry County, fair representation, redistricting, and $675 million have in common? The 2020 Census. It’s coming, and taking part is your civic duty. The census is conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, and the results determine congressional representation and federal funding for states and communities like ours. Every year, more […]

Topics put ‘On the Table’ alike across Southwest Florida

CLEWISTON — The “On the Table” community roundtable discussions as conducted in many other places came to Southwest Florida this autumn, sponsored by the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and the FutureMakers Coalition and attended by a wide spectrum of community partners on Thursday, Oct. 17. In Hendry County, one gathering was at the Clewiston Adult […]