Taylor County regrettably announces the 7th Covid-19 related death

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer, today, Sunday, September 27, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 7th death related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a 76-year-old female Taylor County resident.

We send our deepest sympathy to this family and out of respect to this lady’s family, no further information will be released.

The report of a COVID-19 death is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease.

The Grafton-Taylor County Health Department strongly encourages everyone to practice the measures in place for their protection.

These measures include frequent hand washing, face coverings to include a mask, avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth, avoid close contact and cover coughs and sneezes.

Special measures must also be taken to protect individuals at increased risk of severe disease – people who are older or have other medical conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, chronic lung disease, and others.