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 to severe illness. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus: •Fever •Cough •Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing •Chills •Repeated shaking with chills •Muscle pain •Headache •Sore throat •New loss of taste or smell.
Please see the process below to get tested at the Health Department:
To help stop the spread of COVID-19, please remember:
To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage and on the DOH dashboard which is updated twice a day at approximately 11:30am and 6:30pm - https://arcg.is/0Hfi5O .
For local information regarding COVID-19, please visit Hendry County’s new dedicated webpage for COVID-19 https://covid-19.hendryfla.net/ and follow Hendry County Emergency Management on Facebook www.facebook.com/hendrycountyemergencymanagement/ .
For information and advisories from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), please visit the CDC COVID-19 website.