HENDRY/GLADES COUNTIES — The Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties continues to provide free COVID-19 Testing. Notices for available testing sites, days and times will be sent out on a weekly basis. (Please note: New time-frame)
There are no criteria for testing, however, appointments are required and individuals must be 18 years and older. Appointments will not be made more than one week in advance. No same-day appointments will be made. No “walk-ins” accepted.
• Glades County Health Department in Moore Haven, 1021 Health Park Drive, 863-946-0707, will offer testing on Monday, July 20 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. (by appointment only, weather permitting).
• Hendry County Health Department in Clewiston: 1100 S. Olympia, 863-983-1408, will offer testing Wednesday, July 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (by appointment only, weather permitting).
• Hendry County Health Department in LaBelle: 1140 Pratt Blvd., 863-674-4041
Friday, July 24 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. (By appointment only) (Weather permitting)
This is a “drive-thru” service. All individuals must stay in their vehicles during the process (during registration and while being tested). Persons tested will be given instructions on how to receive their test results. Results may take five to seven business days.
Residents of Hendry and Glades Counties can secure an appointment for testing by calling the Hendry County Health Department Clewiston at 863-983-1408, LaBelle at 863-674-4041 or Moore Haven at 863-946-0707; Press zero “0” to speak with an operator.
Other testing locations in Hendry County by appointment are:
• Forbes Family Medicine at 500 W Sagamore Ave., Clewiston, Phone: 863-983-3434;
• Hendry Regional Medical Center, 524 W. Sagamore Ave., Clewiston, Phone: 863-902-3000;
• Hendry Convenient Care, 450 S. Main St. #2, LaBelle, Phone: 863-675-2356;
• Florida Community Health Centers, 315 W C Owen Ave., Clewiston, FL 33440, Phone: 863-983-7813 and 1021 Health Park Drive, Moore Haven, Phone 863-946-0405;
Should I be tested for COVID-19? Before you decide to make an appointment to be tested for COVID-19, please consider the following:
• Are you ill, or caring for someone who is ill?
• In the two weeks before you felt sick, did you:
○ Have contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19?
○ Do you have any of the following?
Do you have any of the following conditions?
Please stop the spread of COVID-19:
• If you have been tested for COVID-19, please stay at home until you receive your test results.
• Follow social distancing, even when you are at work and home (especially if someone in your home is sick)
Please remember: 6 feet of space and cover your face! 6 pies de espacio y cubre tu rostro!
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: floridahealthcovid19.gov/#latest-stats
En Español: RESPUESTA AL NUEVO CORONAVIRUS2019 (COVID-19) floridahealthcovid19.gov/home/espanol/
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.
En Español: https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/home/espanol/
CENTROS PARA EL CONTROL Y LA PREVENCION
The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7 at 1-866-779-6121 or email COVIDemail@example.com