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Okeechobee County

Okeechobee County is located in South Central Florida. Okeechobee is home to a diverse group of agriculture industries. Okeechobee's populations has a large seasonal fluctuation. Lake Okeechobee fishing attracts visitors from around the state and country.

Contact

jdorriety@co.okeechobee.fl.us
(863) 763-6469
458 US Hwy 98 N
Okeechobee, FL 34972

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Nature’s Best Hope
Nature's Best Hope, A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard As the year draws to a close, and we start thinking about the holidays and gift giving, consider this book, by Douglas W. Tallamy

11/23/2022

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This Thanksgiving, Thank a Farmer
This Thanksgiving Day, families and friends across the country will gather to show gratitude for our good fortune by sitting down together over a meal. Not just any meal, but a proper feast, with multiple courses, side dishes, appetizers and desserts

11/17/2022

Building a Balanced Thanksgiving Plate
Holiday season is approaching, as well as typical New Year’s resolutions for losing weight and improving health. Many of us will gather with family and friends and be surrounded by a lot of food

11/23/2022

Tips for Keeping the Holidays Healthy – Part 2
Look around you. Wherever you are, your environment influences what you do, including what you eat or drink or how active you may be

11/21/2022

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    Controlando los Desencadenantes del Asma en el Hogar
    La primavera es una temporada muy bonita pero para las personas que sufren de alergias es un tiempo incomodo con possible congestion nasal cronica y rhinitis alergica, dolor de garganta, estornudos y ojos hinchados. Los desencadenantes del asma se encuentran en todas partes: exteriores, en el trabajo y adentro de la casa

    11/21/2022

    Caution Holiday Ahead!
    Caution! Holidays may be hazardous, particularly when it comes to the waistline.  (Forethought and forbearance now will pay dividends for your health in the new year

    11/21/2022