First Death Attributed to COVID-19 in Hillsdale County

First Death Attributed to COVID-19 in Hillsdale County

Coldwater, MI – The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency (BHSJCHA) received notification today of the first local death attributed to COVID-19.  The individual was an elderly male with underlying health conditions from Hillsdale County who was hospitalized at Hillsdale Hospital.  “Our heartfelt sympathies and prayers go out to the family who have lost their loved one,” says Rebecca Burns, Health Officer.  “This first death reminds us to all do what we can to stay home, stay healthy, and protect ourselves and those around us so that we can stop the spread of this virus.” 

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