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Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers has tested positive for the coronavirus.

In a statement released Friday, McMorris Rodgers said she has been vaccinated and had only mild symptoms. She is quarantiningat home. She said both her Eastern Washington offices, and Washington D.C. office will remain open. 

"As I have said for months, I encourage everyone in Eastern Washington to talk to your doctor about getting the vaccine if you haven’t already,” McMorris Rodgers said.

Spokane Public Radio has reached out to her office for further comment.

Rebecca White is a 2018 graduate of Edward R Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. She's been a reporter at Spokane Public Radio since February 2021. She got her start interning at her hometown paper The Dayton Chronicle and previously covered county government at The Spokesman-Review.
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