The following is a press release from Mendocino County Public Health:
Two Mendocino County residents recently passed away from COVID-19. Our thoughts are with all of their families and friends.
Death #98: 87 year-old woman from the Ukiah area; unvaccinated.
Death #99: 64 year-old man from the Ukiah area; unvaccinated with severe comorbidities.
Public Health asks all Mendocino County residents to think about the ways they are protecting themselves and their families from COVID-19. When in doubt, consult with and follow all CDC and CDPH guidance. Vaccination, masking, and social distancing remain the best tools for combating COVID-19.
Fully vaccinated people over age 65 (or over age 50 with certain health conditions) should strongly consider getting a COVID-19 vaccine booster to improve immunity. If you have questions about boosters or vaccines in general, speak with your doctor, or call Public Health at 707-472-2759. To find the nearest vaccine clinic in your area, please visit the Public Health website at: www.mendocinocounty.org/covid19