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

Asymptomatic cases of people infected with COVID-19 virus are being discovered locally. 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 are […]

Statement from Florida Division of Emergency Management on damaged COVID-19 tests

TALLAHASSEE — On Wednesday, May 20, the Florida Division of Emergency Management was made aware that of the more than 90,000 tests administered at drive-thru and walk-up test sites so far in May, 1,702 were damaged in transit, and these individuals will need to be retested. Any person whose sample was damaged will be contacted […]

Covid-19 testing sites closed Friday and Saturday

WEST PALM BEACH — Due to impending inclement weather and under the direction of the State of Florida, the Health Care District of Palm Beach County is closing all of its testing sites on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16. The Health Care District’s COVID-19 Testing Hotline will also be closed on Friday, May […]

Drive-thru testing set to begin May 15 at Okeechobee Walmart

OKEECHOBEE — A COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will open Friday, May 15, in the parking lot of the Walmart store, 2101 S. Parrott Ave. in Okeechobee. The site is supported by Walmart, Quest Diagnostics and state and local officials and will test adults who meet CDC and state and local guidelines on who should be […]