Navarro County Health Director Kent Rogers Dies After Complications From COVID-19 – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
CORSICANA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The health director of the Navarro County Health Department, Dr. Kent Rogers, passed away Saturday afternoon after problems from COVID-19, according to numerous Facebook posts.
The Navarro County Workplace of Emergency situation Management stated he passed away simply after 2 p.m. with household at his side.
“Dr. Rogers has been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 here in Navarro County as our Local Health Authority. His leadership and key stakeholder knowledge have been invaluable as we have navigated this this entire pandemic,” the Navarro County OEM stated in a Facebook post.
According to a post on his Facebook page, Rogers chose to relocate to comfort care after he decreased to be on a ventilator for a long term. “Dr. Rogers used most every available treatment for COVID-19, but already diminished lung capacity made recovery difficult,” the post specified.
The post specified that Rogers wished to leave “one simple message” to the citizens: “1) Wear a mask 2) Wash your hands 3) Stay 6 feet away.”
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