More images of Irma’s aftermath in Key West

A photo essay by Florida Weekly correspondent Jennifer White.  

Fort Myers PD to Key West PD: ‘We’re on the way’

Officer Edward Cutie of the Fort Myers Police Department is originally from Key West and was a member of the Key West Police Department. After finally getting in touch with old colleagues and friends in the Keys and learning first hand of the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma, he decided to collect a truck load of supplies and get them to […]

Photos of Irma damage to iconic Key West

Virtual medical visits free for Key West hurricane victims

Lower Keys Medical Center Offers Hurricane Relief Telehealth Visits With Virtual Health Connect

As the Key West community begins to repair and restore the effects of Hurricane Irma this week, Lower Keys Medical Center is offering free telehealth visits on Virtual Health Connect to help area residents get non-emergency medical care. The free telehealth visits are available through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017 on any mobile device, computer or tablet. Virtual Health Connect provides on […]

Monroe County EOC Friday noon update

PORT OF KEY WEST The U.S. Coast Guard reports that the Port of Key West remains closed due to sunken sailing vessels and other navigational hazards in the federal channel. Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission boats are the only vessels allowed in the port at this time. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will come in with […]

Key West Express brings supplies to stricken Key West

The Key West Express, a daily fast-ferry to Key West from Fort Myers Beach and Marco Island, completed its first humanitarian mission to Key West Friday, Sept. 15. The boat, loaded with hurricane relief supplies, docked at the Margaritaville Key West Resort & Marina and began offloading 20 chain saws, 34 generators, a desalinization plant, 400 cases of water, meals […]

Poinciana Royale opens its kitchens to Key West residents

This community has opened its heart to us for 31 years, so Poinciana Royale is opening its kitchen to you. Anyone who needs a hot meal is welcome to join us for: BRUNCH: 11 a.m. Monday – Sunday and DINNER: 6 p.m. Monday – Sunday It is not necessary to make a reservation. If you and yours are hungry, just show […]

Phones and charging station at Key Plaza

Per rachel Ligon. Today, about noon, depending on traffic, there will be an RV provided by AT&T at the AT&T store in Key Plaza. It will have a charging station for anyone who needs to charge a device. They will also be passing out water and Gatorade. There will also be a number of prepaid phones given out to anyone […]

Open pharmacies

The Winn-Dixie pharmacy is open today till 5 p.m. The CVS pharmacy on Truman Avenue is now open.  

KWFD, making a difference


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