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Visitor Information

 May 4, 2020 Phase One Re Open Begins

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Okeechobee County is constantly monitoring our local community as well click here to learn more. Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners will be holding Emergency Updates each week on Monday and Thursday beginning at 4 PM.

Valuable dashboard to learn current information Florida COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard

Tourism Update:

VISIT FLORIDA has a great page for CURRENT TRAVEL SAFETY INFORMATION

Tourism Office will be closed but the Tourism Coordinator will be available via email: tourism@co.okeechobee.fl.us or phone (O) 863-763-3959 (C) 863-532-5000

TDC Advisory Board meeting rescheduled from April 21 to May 19, 2020.

INFORMATION MAY CHANGE DAILY:

Lake Okeechobee News is offering local businesses this link to list their business openings or closings during this crisis.  Click here to submit your business updates:

https://lakeokeechobeenews.secondstreetapp.com/Open-For-Business—Lake-Okeechobee-News/

SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES DURING THIS CRISIS!