Fourteenth COVID-19 related death reported


The Oregon Health Authority announced the fourteenth COVID-19 related death of a Baker County resident today. Health Department Director Nancy Staten says, “This loss weighs heavy on all of us. The Health Department staff all sends our condolences to those who knew her.”

The Oregon Health Authority reported, “Oregon’s 2,451st COVID-19 death is a 71-year-old woman in Baker County who tested positive on April 7 and died on April 14 at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. 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.