CORSICANA, TX – Dr. Kent Rogers, Medical Director for the Corsicana / Navarro County Well being Division, handed away after a battle with COVID-19.
“It’s with nice unhappiness that we inform you that Dr. Kent Rogers handed away this afternoon at 2:01 pm together with his household by his aspect,” the Navarro County Workplace of Emergency Administration Fb web page posted on Saturday.
A submit on Dr. Rogers’ Fb web page confirmed the information saying that the well being director used all out there therapies for COVID-19 “however the already diminished lung capability made restoration troublesome.”
In accordance with the submit, Dr. Rogers made the choice to maneuver into comforting care solely after going through the selection to be hooked as much as a ventilator for an prolonged interval.
“Dr. Rogers has been on the forefront of the combat in opposition to COVID-19 right here in Navarro County as our Native Well being Authority,” the Navarro County Workplace of Emergency Administration submit mentioned. “His management and data of key stakeholders has been invaluable as we’ve got navigated this whole pandemic.”
The submit on Dr. Rogers’ web page mentioned that he requested to go a message to put on a masks, wash his palms and keep 6 ft away.