Nov. 13, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Haywood County Reports 37th COVID-19 death
Haywood County Health and Human Services is reporting its 37th COVID-19 death. The individual died at home and COVID-19 was listed as the primary/immediate cause of death. The individual was elderly, had underlying medical conditions, and had recently traveled out of state. To protect the family’s privacy, no further information will be released.
“Our sympathies go out to the family and loved ones. This is a sad reminder that COVID-19 is a serious and sometimes deadly illness,” 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.