Tenth COVID-19 Related Death Reported


The Oregon Health Authority announced a tenth COVID-19 related death of a Baker County resident today. Baker County Health Department Director Nancy Staten says, “The Health Department offers our condolences for their family and friends, we are so sorry for your loss. This leaves a big impact on our small community.”

The Oregon Health Authority reported, “Oregon’s 2,301st COVID-19 death is a 64-year-old woman in Baker County who tested positive on Feb. 18 and died on March 7 at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. She had underlying conditions.”

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.