Congressman Burchett statement on Coronavirus in Tennessee

March 5, 2020
Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 5, 2020) -- Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) today released the following statement after the first case of Coronavirus was confirmed in Tennessee:
“I am confident Tennessee’s state and local health departments are well prepared to handle Coronavirus cases. It is extremely important to follow guidance from health authorities to keep yourself and others safe during this time. Please take the appropriate steps if you think you have contracted the virus or develop flu-like symptoms.”
Both the House and Senate approved $7.8 billion to combat the Coronavirus and assist state and local health departments to respond to cases. Rep. Burchett supported this funding and the President is expected to sign the measure.
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