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Macon County tops 100 deaths since beginning of COVID19 Pandemic

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.

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