Effective immediately Hendry Regional Medical Center (HRMC) is requiring all individuals who enter the hospital or the clinics to wear a cloth mask. In an effort to conserve all personal protection equipment (PPE) for our front line workers HRMC will NOT be able to provide individuals with masks for entry. This change is in accordance […]

HCSO and Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office take five violent felons off the streets

Between the dates of Tuesday, March 24 through Friday March 27, Detectives with the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office have been investigating a string of armed robberies which occurred in the Clewiston area. Two victims were shot during theses robberies. It was learned through the investigation into these robberies, that the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office […]

Stronger than COVID19

As we continue to work to fight the spread of COVID-19, the Florida Department of Health launched a new public website, StrongerThanC-19. This community action survey is intended for you to anonymously answer a brief series of questions which the Florida Department of Health will use to help inform and improve the state’s response to COVID-19. Please do your part to slow […]

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 […]

Southerners Guide to Stay at Home – Learn Appalachian Clogging — Free and Online

Impress your friends at parties and build on your Appalachian dance floor cred American Clogging is a percussive dance style that has roots in Western North Carolina where dancers added percussive footwork to group “big set” circle dances and square dances.  Today, mainstream cloggers use a common vocabulary of step names that grew from flatfoot […]

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 […]

Hendry Regional Medical Center shares updates

CLEWISTON – Hendry Regional Medical Center shared the following update on April 3: The following only reflects Hendry Regional Medical Center and its rural health clinics. This does not include all the cases/tests in the community. • HRMC has sent a total of 119 specimens for outside testing since the onset of the virus, 52 […]

Notice from the Hendry County Clerk of Courts

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization, extra safety precautions are being taken. Effective March 24, 2020 and until further notice, the Hendry County Clerk of Court’s Office will be closed to the public. Staff will be available to answer any questions by telephone or to assist […]

Hendry County Notified of Positive COVID-19 Case

Hendry County officials have been notified by the Florida Department of Health (DOH) that a resident of Hendry County has tested positive for COVID-19. The safety and wellbeing of Hendry County residents remains the highest priority and Hendry County officials strongly urge residents to continue following the guidance provided by the CDC and DOH in […]

Update from Hendry County Sodexo Food Service

UPDATE: Parents/Guardians may now pick up meals WITHOUT the child being present. The volunteer staff will have student rosters from each school and they will verify what school the child is in. Once they confirm this, the meals will be handed to the parent/guardian. This process MUST be done on a daily basis. Thank you […]