Stillwater County reported its 12th COVID-19-related death Friday.
The individual was a woman in her 80s who died in an out-of-county hospital.
“It is heartbreaking as we continue to lose patients to this virus. As we work with the state’s allocations to vaccinate against COVID-19, we must continue to do our part and continue wearing masks, washing hands, and practicing safe physical distancing. Most of all, stay home if you are not feeling well," said Dr. Cody White, Stillwater County public health medical director in a statement.
Stillwater County has 12 active COVID-19 cases and 605 total cases.
The county's public health department is urging individuals to get on the list to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Please call 322-1070 and leave a message with the following information: contact name (spell it out), date of birth, and phone number. Public Health will contact individuals and coordinate scheduling as vaccine arrives and is available.