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Dec. 15, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Haywood County Reports 51st COVID-19 death
Haywood County Health and Human Services is reporting its 51st COVID-19 death.
A resident at Silver Bluff Assisted Living, the individual was over the age of 70. COVID-19 was listed as the underlying cause of death. To protect the family’s privacy, no further information will be released.
“We offer our deepest sympathies to the family at this difficult time. We ask everyone to consider the pain and loss this virus can bring with it and do everything you can to help prevent its spread,” said Interim Haywood County Health Director Garron Bradish.
“We urge all citizens to do their part by observing social distancing, wearing masks, and practicing good hygiene,” said Bradish.
To stay up to date on COVID-19 in Haywood County visit https://www.haywoodcountync.gov/684/Coronavirus-Covid-19-Information
If you have questions about COVID-19 and would like to speak to local Public Health staff, call 828-356-2019, M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.