Macon County Public Health received notification that two Macon County residents, over the age of 65 who were diagnosed with COVID-19, have passed away. To protect the privacy of the families, no additional information will be released. This brings Macon County to one hundred (100) deaths related to COVID-19.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with these families,” said Health Director, Kathy McGaha. McGaha continued, “We are seeing a decline in COVID-19 cases; however, residents can continue to protect themselves by receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and booster if eligible. Residents are also encouraged to wear masks indoors and to socially distance.”
If you believe that you may have COVID-19, please call the Health Department at 828-349-2081 to schedule an appointment for a test. To register and schedule an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, please call 828-349-2081.