Palm Beach County has 37,297 COVID-19 positive since March

WEST PALM BEACH — The Florida Department of Health Aug. 10 report shows 37,297 Palm Beach County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since testing began in March. The positive cases range in age from 0 to 105. The county has had 936 deaths and 2,843 hospitalizations (2,814 residents and 29 nonresidents) related to COVID-19 […]

Okeechobee County has total of 1,055 COVID-19 positive since March

OKEECHOBEE — The Florida Department of Health Aug. 10 report shows 1,055 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Okeechobee County since testing began in March. The positive cases include 1,051 Okeechobee County residents and four nonresidents, and range in age from 0 to 94. The county has had 12 deaths and 100 hospitalizations (97 […]

Martin County has total of 3,838 COVID-19 positive since March

MARTIN COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health Aug. 10 report shows 3,838 Martin County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since testing began in March. The positive cases range in age from 0 to 99. ZIP code 34997 (includes all or part of Stuart, Palm City and Port Salerno) has 1,117 cases. ZIP code […]

Hendry County has total of 1,783 COVID-19 positive since March

LABELLE — The Florida Department of Health Aug. 10 report shows 1,783 Hendry County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since testing began in March. The positive cases range in age from 0 to 101. The county has had 38 deaths and 152 hospitalizations related to COVID-19 to date. According to the Agency for Health […]

Glades County has total of 405 COVID-19 positive since March

MOORE HAVEN — The Florida Department of Health Aug. 10 report shows 405 Glades County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since testing began in March. The positive cases range in age from 1 to 89. Most of the cases are in the Moore Haven area. ZIP code 33471 has 384 cases. The county has […]

Free walk up COVID-19 testing set for Tuesday, Aug. 11, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

OKEECHOBEE — Free walk up testing for COVID-19 will be available at the Florida Department of Health, 1728 N.W. Ninth Ave., in Okeechobee on Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. No insurance is required. The testing is open to the public, regardless of symptoms. Children can be tested with parental consent but must […]

COVID-19 testing schedule at health departments

HENDRY/GLADES COUNTIES — The Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties continues to provide free COVID-19. All testing is weather permitting, by appointment only. • Glades County Health Department in Moore Haven: 1021 Health Park Drive, phone 863-946-0707, Monday, Aug. 10 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. • Hendry County Health Department in Clewiston: […]

COVID ‘not real to a lot of people until it affects them’

OKEECHOBEE — Donny Arnold’s mother used to call him five times a day. “She drove me crazy with those calls,” he remembered … “I just wish I could get one more of those calls.” Arnold’s mother, Jeanette McClure, 78, died Monday, July 27. While she had underlying health conditions she had battled for years, the […]

Palm Beach County has 34,550 COVID-19 positive since March

WEST PALM BEACH — The Florida Department of Health Aug. 3 report shows 34,550 Palm Beach County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since testing began in March. The positive cases range in age from 0 to 105. The county has had 845 deaths and 2,629 hospitalizations (2,602 residents and 27 nonresidents) related to COVID-19 […]

Okeechobee County has total of 958 COVID-19 positive since March

OKEECHOBEE — The Florida Department of Health Aug. 3 report shows 958 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Okeechobee County since testing began in March. The positive cases include 954 Okeechobee County residents and four non-residents, and range in age from 0 to 94. The county has had six deaths and 89 hospitalizations (86 […]