Mocksville, NC — Davie County Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health is reporting the first Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) associated death in Davie County.
The individual died on April 1, 2020 from complications associated with the virus. The patient was in their late sixties, and contracted the virus through community spread. To protect the privacy of the family, no further information about the patient will be released.
“It is a sad day for our community. This loss is one we all feel right now, and our hearts go out to the family. We realize this is a very difficult time for everyone, but there is a way for us to fight back in a unified manner to control the spread of COVID-19 in our community. By following the standing guidance - stay home, maintain a safe distance of 6 feet from others, wash your hands after touching anything, and act as if everyone has COVID 19 right now – we can keep this virus from continuing to attack our lives and health," said Suzanne Wright, Director of Davie County Health and Human Services.
To stay up-to-date on COVID-19 in North Carolina, visit ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus or text COVIDNC to 898211. Please call 211 for general questions or for help finding human services resources in your community. Local information can be found on the www.Daviecountync.gov website by clicking on the Coronavirus update button. Davie residents can also call 336-753-6550 to speak with someone directly about COVID-19.
Davie County has created a COVID-19 website for residents which has the most up-to-date information. Please click here to be directed to our COVID-19 Resource Page. We have also created a COVID-19 hotline, which is manned by Public Health Nurses at 336-753-6750 or 753-6550. Information and updates will be provided as they become available. In the meantime, we encourage you to also follow these Davie County Government social media sites for real-time updates.