(WROC) – Congressman Joe Morelle confirmed on Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19. Morelle released the following statement:
“After experiencing mild symptoms, I have tested positive for COVID-19. I have followed all guidance from the Center for Disease Control and my physician and will remain isolated until it is safe to resume my official duties. Thankfully, I am fully vaccinated so my symptoms remain mild.
“I urge everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves—and our community—from the severe impacts this disease can have. Had I not been vaccinated, my experience could have been much different. To find a vaccine site near you, please visit: https://www.vaccines.gov.”