****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****
April 21, 2020
Cattaraugus County Health Department is sad to report the first death of a resident of Cattaraugus County due to COVID-19 related complications. He was a 77 year old male with extensive underlying health conditions who developed respiratory failure and was unable to overcome the extensive complications despite aggressive medical treatment.
We extend our deepest condolences to his family and the entire Cattaraugus County community.