Davids Statement on First COVID-19 Related Death in Kansas

March 13, 2020
Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids issued on the following statement on the first COVID-19 related death in Kansas: 

“My heart is with the family members and loved ones of the patient who passed away from COVID-19 in Wyandotte County tonight. My office has been in close contact with local and state public health officials, who are working around the clock to curb the spread of this virus. We are committed to doing everything we can to keep our community safe, prepared and informed.

“It’s essential we confront this public health crisis with every tool at our disposal, including the emergency declaration issued by Governor Kelly. It’s also essential every person practices preventative measures like covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze, staying home when you are sick, and avoiding touching your face.”