Updated Information Regarding First COVID-19 Death in Wood County

Wisconsin Rapids, WI – The Wood County Health Department and Wood County Coroner would like to correct information on the release shared earlier regarding Wood County’s first COVID-19 death.

The department has become aware of underlying health conditions that were not previously disclosed, but were identified by the Wood County Coroner.

After reviewing medical records, this individual had health conditions that contributed to the person’s death along with COVID-19. These health conditions were not disclosed to the health department during the time of case interview.

The Wood County Health Department has completed a contact investigation and notified those who were in contact with the individual.

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 visit the Wood County Health Department website and Facebook page.

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