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Monday, December 14, 2020

Henry County Announces Another COVID-19 Related Death

Henry County Health Center has received notification from the Department of Health and Senior Services of another death due to complications related to COVID-19. This nursing home resident was a 78-year-old male from Clinton who was hospitalized prior to his passing. This marks the 19th death in Henry County due to complications related to COVID-19. 

“With the increase of deaths in our county, I strongly encourage our residents to stay vigilant and continue to follow all recommendations from the CDC. My heart goes out to the family and friends of those who have passed during this difficult time.” said the Henry County Health Center Administrator, Peggy Bowles. “This is a time when families and friends usually gather together, but this year, I am pleading with each of you to stay home if possible. But, if you must get out, please wear a face covering, remain six feet apart, and wash your hands. It is the simple things that will help reduce the spread of this disease, and save the lives or your family members.”

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