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  • Phone: 970-328-8840

    Avon
    100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. 107
    P.O. Box 3419
    Avon, Colorado 81620
    Phone: 970-328-9813

    Eagle
    551 Broadway
    P.O. Box 660
    Eagle, Colorado 81631
    Phone: 970-328-8840

    El Jebel
    0020 Eagle County Drive, Suite E
    El Jebel, Colorado 81623
    Phone: 970-328-9586

    Fax: 855-848-8829
    (all locations)

Fifth death in Eagle County from COVID-19

Contact: Kris Widlak, Director of Communications, 970-328-8617, kris.widlak@eaglecounty.us 

April 2, 2020 - Eagle County Public Health and Environment is confirming the fifth death of an Eagle County resident from COVID-19. A man in his 80s died on Wednesday (4/1) in the care of his family at home.

“It is with a heavy heart that we are confirming the loss of another community member from COVID-19,” said Heath Harmon, Director of Eagle County Public Health and Environment. 

“We are extending our deepest condolences to the family.” 

For the protection of all community members, officials are reminding residents of the importance of staying home except for the critical activities listed below. In addition, when out in public for these activities, people must maintain the minimum six feet safe distance from others.

  • Obtaining food and other household necessities, including medicine
  • Going to and from work if you are a critical employee
  • Seeking medical care
  • Caring for dependents or pets
  • Caring for a vulnerable person in another location
  • Participating in outdoor recreation

For more information about COVID-19 in Eagle County, follow One Valley Voice on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OneValleyVoice and visit www.ECEmergency.org.

Residents may also contact the CO HELP Hotline at 1-877-462-2911 to ask specific questions about COVID-19.