First COVID-19 Related Death Confirmed in Adams County

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First COVID-19 Related Death Confirmed in Adams County

CALDWELL, IDAHO – Southwest District Health (SWDH) has reported the first Adams County COVID-19-related death in a male in his 70s who had been hospitalized with underlying health complications. To date, the six-county region served by Southwest District Health has seen a total of 101 COVID-19 related deaths.

“Our thoughts and sympathies are with those impacted by these recent COVID-19 deaths,” said District Director Nikki Zogg.

Southwest District Health urges all residents to take precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19. This includes practicing physical distancing, wearing face coverings in public places where social distancing is hard to maintain, washing hands often, staying home when sick, and regularly sanitizing often touched surfaces.

Questions may be directed to the SWDH COVID-19 Call Center Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 208-455-5411. Please refer to https://phd3.idaho.gov/covid19/ for the latest local numbers and data and https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/ for statewide information.

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Media Contacts: 

Katrina Williams            Katrina.Williams@phd3.idaho.gov
Ashley Anderson           Ashley.Anderson@phd3.idaho.gov

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