Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19
Hendry County, FL - Hendry County is currently experiencing a number of COVID-19 outbreak clusters that are a result of close contact environments. Information from the health department's contact tracing process has indicated that some of the cases may be originating from individuals who have traveled outside of Hendry County for work or personal reasons. Additionally, recent cases are suspected to be originating from individuals who have not been following social distancing guidance given by the CDC and health department. Please note that Hendry County is adjacent to counties that have some of the highest rates of cases in the state, so please take precautions if you must travel to these areas.
The breakdown of the outbreak clusters is as follows:
The health departments in Hendry and Glades Counties have been working closely with these groups to stop the spread of COVID-19. Health department actions so far include:
Please stop the spread of COVID-19:
You are safer at home. If you must go out for essential items such as food or medication, please remember: 6 feet of space and cover your face!
The Florida Department of Health (DOH) releases a report on COVID-19 cases in Florida once per day. There is also a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county. The Florida Department of Health also releases a list of long-term care facilities in Florida with active cases and number of deaths in each facility.
The surveillance data, long term care data and information on a case-by-case basis can be found at: https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/#latest-stats
For information and advisories from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), please visit the CDC COVID-19 website, this website is also available in Spanish and Creole.
The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7 | 1 (866) 779-6121 | COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org
Additionally, Hendry County has created a local dashboard of information: https://covid-19.hendryfla.net/