COVID-19 testing available in Hendry County

HENDRY COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health in Hendry County will provide free COVID-19 testing. Notices for available testing sites, days and times will be sent out on a weekly basis. • Hendry County Health Department, 1100 S. Olympia in Clewiston, on Wednesday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to noon (weather permitting).• Hendry County […]

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 […]

Lake O area counties see rise in COVID-19 cases

The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) reports more positive cases of the coronavirus in the counties around Lake Okeechobee. As of May 22, Okeechobee County had 55 positive tests, with ages ranging from 6 to 87. Seven residents and one non-resident have been hospitalized. The county has 1,409 people tested and has a positivity rate […]

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

HENDRY/GLADES COUNTIES — The Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties will provide free COVID-19 testing. Notices for available testing sites, days and times will be sent out on a weekly basis. Hendry County Health Department in Clewiston: 1100 S. OlympiaWednesday May 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. (Weather permitting) Hendry County Health […]

COVID-19 testing is available in Moore Haven

GLADES COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health in Glades County (DOH-Glades) will provide free COVID-19 Testing in Moore Haven starting Wednesday, May 20, by appointment only. Residents of Glades County can secure an appointment for testing by calling the Glades County Health Department at 863-946-0707. There are no criteria for testing, however, appointments are […]

COVID-19 testing in Canal Point has been changed to the Canal Point Baptist Church on May 20

CANAL POINT — On Wednesday, May 20, the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Department will conduct a walk-up and drive-up COVID-19 testing at the Canal Point Baptist Church, 37061 First Street, to any resident who wishes to be tested – regardless of symptoms. Testing is free. No appointment is necessary. For information, call Houston L. […]

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 […]

State-supported community-based testing sites temporarily close due to weather thre

The low-pressure system could produce wind gusts up to 40 mph TALLAHASSEE — On May 14, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced that 10 state-supported drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites and four state-supported walk-up COVID-19 testing sites would be closed on Friday, May 15, and reopen on Monday, May 18, due to a low-pressure […]

Hendry County Health Department announces COVI-19 testing in Clewiston and LaBelle

HENDRY COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health in Hendry County (DOH-Hendry) will provide free COVID-19 testing in Clewiston and LaBelle, starting Thursday, May 14, by appointment only. Residents of Hendry County can secure an appointment for testing by calling the Hendry County Health Department in Clewiston at 863-983-1408 or LaBelle at 863-674-4041. There are […]

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 […]