OHA reports thirty-sixth COVID-19 related death in Baker County


The Oregon Health Authority reported the thirty-sixth COVID-related death of a Baker County resident.  “Oregon’s 5,460th COVID-19 related death is a 71-year-old man from Baker County who tested positive Nov. 13 and died Dec. 10 at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Nampa. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.”

Health Department Director Nancy Staten said, “These deaths continue to weigh heavily on everyone in our community. We are saddened by this loss and are thinking of his family and friends.”

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.