Sturgeon Bay, WI (April 13, 2020) – Door County Public Health is saddened to report the county’s first death associated with COVID-19. The individual was a hospitalized male in his 70’s with multiple underlying medical conditions. Due to privacy laws, no further information will be disclosed.
Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the individual who has passed. This tragic loss is a reminder of how important the Safer at Home order is in the protection of our most vulnerable residents.
Door County Public Health continues to work closely with local partners and healthcare systems to fight the transmission of the virus. The Safer at Home order issued by Gov. Evers is a critical piece in protecting our community, friends, family and neighbors.
We must all stay home, maintain distance from others, end unnecessary shopping trips and avoid gatherings. The actions we take now can significantly reduce the spread of COVID-19.
If you have questions or immediate needs related to COVID-19, call 2-1-1 or text COVID-19 to 211-211. For up-to-date information, please frequently monitor the Door County Government website, Door County Public Health Facebook page, and the DHS website for updates, and to follow @DHSWI on Facebook and Twitter, or DHS WI on Instagram. Additional information can be found on the CDC website.