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Gosar: Self-quarantining after contact with individual who later tested positive for COVID-19

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I have been informed that during the CPAC conference members of my staff and I came into contact with an individual who has since tested positive for, and is hospitalized for, COVID-19. I was with the individual for an extended period of time, and we shook hands several times.

I am not currently experiencing any symptoms, nor is any member of my staff. However, in order to prevent any potential transmission, I will remain at my home in Arizona until the conclusion of the 14-day period following my interaction with this individual.

Additionally, out of an abundance of caution, I am closing my office in Washington, D.C. for the week and my team will follow the previously approved tele-commute plan.

As we learn more about COVID-19, it is imperative to heed the advice and guidance from the CDC and medical professionals.

President Trump and Vice President Pence have assembled an incredible team and I have been in contact with the CDC and the House Office of the Attending Physician.

U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S.
Arizona District 4

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