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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Calumet County Public Health Confirms First COVID-19 Death

CALUMET COUNTY Wis. (May 8, 2020) – Calumet County Public Health is announcing the first Calumet County death associated with COVID-19, a male in his mid-50s from the zip code 54952. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends, and are saddened by the loss of a member of our community.

Community spread is occurring in our county, so please continue to practice social distancing, masking, and handwashing in order to prevent the continued spread of this disease. When out in public, protect yourself and others by assuming everyone you come in contact with could have the disease. Slowing the spread is necessary to protect everyone, including our citizens, first responders, and healthcare staff. All of our lives depend on it.

For COVID-19 resources and information, please visit www.calumetcounty.org or follow the county on Facebook and Twitter.

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