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Macon reports two more COVID-related deaths

Macon County Public Health received notification that two Macon County residents diagnosed with COVID-19 have passed away.


To protect the family ́s privacy, no further information will be released about these individuals. These deaths bring Macon County to 32 deaths related to COVID-19.

“We are thinking about these individuals’ friends and family, and hope for their comfort as they mourn their loss,” said Health Director, Kathy McGaha. McGaha continued, “Macon County’s vaccination process is underway, and there are appointments available for this lifesaving vaccine for all over the age of 18. The more individuals who get this vaccine, the more likely that we will stop seeing COVID-19 deaths.”

If you believe that you may have COVID-19, call the Health Department at 828.349.2517. The call center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm, until further notice. To register and schedule and appointment to receive the vaccine, call 828.524.1500. The vaccine call center is open from 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday, until further notice.

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