77 year old LaBelle man is 23rd COVID-19 positive case in Hendry County

LABELLE — One additional case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Hendry County, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Hendry County to 23. The latest confirmed case is a 77 year old male resident of LaBelle. Sixteen of the individuals who have tested positive in Hendry County are currently under isolation. Seven individuals […]

Six Hendry Couny residents recover from COVID-19; 16 who tested positive are now in isolation

LABELLE — 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. Sixteen of the individuals who have tested positive in […]

Four additional COVID-19 cases reported in Hendry County

LABELLE — Four additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Hendry County, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Hendry County to 20. The latest confirmed cases are a 33 year old male resident of Clewiston, a 55 year old female resident of Clewiston, a 64 year old male resident of Clewiston and […]

Four Hendry County residents have recovered from COVID-19 virus; 12 now in self isolation

LABELLE — An additional case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Hendry County on Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Hendry County to 16. The latest confirmed case is a 46 year old female resident of Clewiston. Twelve of the individuals who have tested positive in Hendry County are currently under isolation. Four […]

Third COVID-19 case confirmed in Hendry County

LABELLE — A third resident of Hendry County has tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Hendry County to three. The latest case is confirmed to be a 28-year-old male resident of Clewiston. All three individuals are currently under isolation. Hendry County officials strongly urge residents to continue following the […]

Hendry County Clerk’s Office not accepting passport applications

HENDRY COUNTY — The Hendry County Clerk of Court’s Office will not be accepting passport applications through March 27 due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation. The U. S. Department of State is not closing all of its facilities but is allowing individual passport acceptance facilities to make this decision.

Hendry County schools begin meal distribution

HENDRY COUNTY — Hendry County Sodexo Food Service employees were hard at work Monday, March 23, preparing bagged breakfasts and lunches for the students of the Hendry County School District. The revised meal distribution plan for Clewiston and LaBelle schools was for breakfast and lunch to be served to Clewiston and LaBelle students from 9 […]

Hendry County COVID-19 Response

LABELLE — As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, Hendry County Emergency Management (EM) is committed to actively monitoring the disease and coordinating preparedness efforts with local health officials, healthcare providers, first responders and other critical emergency response functions. While no cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Hendry County, Hendry County EM encourages […]

Hendry County declares a local state of emergency

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

Hendry Democrats to present new bylaws at LaBelle meeting

LABELLE — The Hendry Democratic Party’s Bylaw Revision Committee will present new bylaws at the organization’s Dec. 16 monthly dinner meeting at LaBelle’s 7 Mares Mexican & Seafood Restaurant, 415 S. Main St., at 6:30 p.m. In accordance with Florida Democratic Party rules, the vote on adopting these bylaws will take place at the January […]