Statement from Rep. Price on Precautionary Measures

March 19, 2020
Press Release

CHAPEL HILL, NC (March 19, 2020) – Congressman David Price (NC-04) released a statement after learning of recent contact with a Member of Congress:

“Yesterday, I learned that one of my colleagues with whom I work closely has tested positive for COVID-19,” said Congressman David Price. “After consulting with the Attending Physician, I determined that my contacts did not fall within guidelines that require quarantine. However, as a precautionary measure, I will be self-quarantining and working from home through March 25th. Certain members of my staff will follow the same guidelines. Fortunately, neither I, nor staff members in contact with the member, have experienced any symptoms.  I want to extend my best wishes to Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and Rep. Ben McAdams and my hope for their speedy recovery.”

“The health and wellbeing of every American has to be our top priority.  At home, I’ll continue working remotely with my colleagues to propose a robust package that will help families and small businesses through this difficult time. I encourage all Americans to continue heeding the recommendations of public health officials and remain at home if possible.  These necessary steps will help blunt spread of this virus.”