Health Updates

The Grafton Taylor County Health Department announces county’s 32nd Covid-19 related death

GRAFTON—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s thirty-second death related to the coronavirus disease... more

The Grafton Taylor County Health Department announces county’s 31st Covid-19 related death

GRAFTON—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s thirty-first death related to the coronavirus disease... more

The Grafton Taylor County Health Department announces county’s 30th Covid-19 related death

GRAFTON—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s thirtieth confirmed death related to the coronavirus disease ... more

The Grafton Taylor County Health Department announces county’s 29th Covid-19 related death

GRAFTON--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s twenty-ninth confirmed death related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19... more

Bender: COVID case peak not yet reached, could be couple of weeks

TAYLOR COUNTY—The COVID crisis continues to plague the county, as health officials reported yet another outbreak among residents, as well as another life lost due to the virus.... more

The Grafton Taylor County Health Department announces county’s 28th Covid-19 related death

TAYLOR COUNTY—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s twenty-seventh death related to the coronavirus disease ... more

Walk-in vaccinations temporarily suspended at GTCHD

TAYLOR COUNTY—Because of a surge in the number of positive COVID-19 cases throughout the county, the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department (GTCHD) will not be taking walk-ins for vaccinations.... more

COVID transmission rates increase in Taylor County

TAYLOR COUNTY—The Delta variant of the Coronavirus is proving to be a formidable opponent for the county, as the positive case count continues to rise, without any sign of slowing.... more

Health officials: best defense is a good offense, get vaccinated

TAYLOR COUNTY—As COVID woes continue to plague the community, health officials remain diligent in their battle against the virus.... more

Delta variant causing COVID cases to rise in Taylor County

TAYLOR COUNTY—COVID-19 cases have begun to rise throughout the nation, and here locally, that trend is occurring.... more

COVID claims 26th victim in Taylor County

TAYLOR COUNTY—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer announced on Monday, August 9, that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department had confirmed Taylor County’s twenty-sixth death related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a 64-year-old female Taylor County resident. ... more