Second COVID-19 related death reported


Baker County was deeply saddened to receive notice of a second COVID-19 related death in the county. The individual had underlying medical conditions.

“I want the family and friends of this person to know that the Health Department extends our deepest sympathy for your loss. This situation is very serious for many Baker County residents, and I ask everyone in our community to take the steps recommended by public health to prevent spreading the virus.” says Nancy Staten, Baker County Health Department Director.

To protect the privacy and well-being of the family, and to maintain compliance with health information privacy regulations, no further information about the individual will be released by the County. We encourage everyone to be respectful as a family in our community grieves.