Saturday, August 31, 2019

Update- Hendry-Glades County Shelters And Storm Info

LaBelle, Fla. – Hendry County Emergency Management (EM) is continuing to monitor Hurricane Dorian.

Due to the uncertainty of the forecast, Hendry County residents should remain vigilant, stay tuned to EM social media, local alerts and local media.

Hendry and Glades Counties are also ensuring persons with Special Needs have the option to shelter.

Persons with special needs who wish to, can begin sheltering on Sunday, September 1 at 1pm at West Glades School - 2586 County Road 731 LaBelle, FL 33935.

This shelter is for persons with special needs only.

Special Needs residents must register with Hendry County Emergency Management before going to the shelter. The English and Spanish versions of the application can be found at

Please drop off or fax the completed application to Hendry County Emergency Management:

4425 West State Road 80
LaBelle, Florida 33935

Fax: 863-674-4040

The potential for flooding still remains in Hendry County.

Sandbagging locations are still available for residents who are concerned about flooding on their property.

Residents with questions or concerns are asked to call the United Way hotline at 2-1-1.

Residents can text “HENDRYFLA” to 888777 to receive local up-to-date alerts.

Hendry County EM will continue to send out communications as the storm track is updated.

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