Notice of Opening of Helms Road Extension

LABELLE – Hendry County Road & Bridge Department’s asphalt contractor, Ajax Paving Industries, Inc., will be opening Helms Road Extension at 10am Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Motorists are to use caution as Helms Road Extension is still under construction at the intersections of SR29 and SR80.  Workers will be present for the next few weeks […]

Notice of Speed Hump Installation on C Road

– Please be advised that Hendry County Road & Bridge Department’s asphalt contractor, OHL USA, Inc., will be installing an asphalt speed hump on C Road on Wednesday June 24, 2020. Road work will take place from 7am – 5pm. Motorists should expect lane closures and allow extra time for their commute.  Seek alternate route if […]

Notice of Asphalt Repairs in Port LaBelle

Please be advised that Hendry County Road & Bridge Department’s asphalt contractor, OHL USA, Inc., will be conducting asphalt repair work on S. Indio Ct. and W. Briarwood Road in Port LaBelle on Tuesday June 23, 2020. Road work will take place from 7am – 5pm. Motorists should expect lane closures and allow extra time […]

Notice of changes for entering Hendry County Courthouse

LABELLE – Please be advised that, starting on June 8, all persons entering the Hendry County Courthouse must enter through the courtyard on the east side of the Judicial wing (facing S. Bridge Street) and exit through the south side doors toward the courthouse parking lot. Upon entering the building, all persons must proceed through […]

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 […]

Hendry County Health Department collection site for COVID-19 testing

Hendry/Glades – The Florida Department of Health in Hendry County is now a COVID-19 collection/testing site. This gives private physicians (who don’t provide testing) the opportunity to have their clients tested. The CDC added 6 new symptoms for COVID-19. People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms […]

First death reported in Hendry County due to COVID-19

LaBelle, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health has notified Hendry County officials of the first death associated with COVID-19 in Hendry County. The individual was a 77 year old male resident of LaBelle.  Three additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Hendry County, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Hendry County […]

Hendry County BOCC to hold second virtual meeting

The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 5pm. In response to the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the restrictions imposed by Executive Order Number 20-91 issued by the Governor of the State of Florida relating to personal interactions outside of one’s home, and with […]

Hendry County Advises Residents to Wear Cloth Face Covering in Public

Hendry County officials strongly advise all residents to follow all CDC guidelines, including the latest guidance to wear cloth face coverings while in public, to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Residents are urged to continue to stay at home as much as possible. If you must leave home for essential activities, such as going […]

Hendry County COVID-19 – 6pm Update 4.9.2020

(April 9, 2020) – LaBelle, Fla. – Two additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Hendry County, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Hendry County to 13. The latest confirmed cases are a 60 year old male and a 28 year old male; both individuals are residents of Clewiston. 9 of the individuals […]