Thirty-fifth COVID-19 related death reported in Baker County


The Oregon Health Authority reported the thirty-fifth COVID-related death of a Baker County resident.  “Oregon’s 5,343rd COVID-19 related death is a 67-year-old man from Baker County who tested positive Nov. 17 and died Dec. 7 at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.”

Commissioner Mark Bennett said, “Each death in our community leaves a void, and I’m sorry for this loss for his friends and family.”

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.