Today, Wake County declared a state of emergency, closing all fitness clubs, gyms, salons and spas, and limiting large gatherings of people to no more than 50. While these are challenging times, it’s good to see our county working together to combat the spread of COVID-19. Stay safe and healthy! https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article241409556.html
Want something to do while social distancing? Fill out your census form! You can do it by mail, by phone, or online here: https://my2020census.gov/ Funding for hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads, and other resources is based on census data. Plus, it’s how we draw congressional and state legislative districts too. Fill it out!
For Women’s History Month, I would like to thank and highlight outstanding women like Melissa Miller. Dr. Miller has developed a coronavirus test that will be available initially to UNC Health patients and reduce the strain on our state health department lab. https://bit.ly/39YtEOT
Wake County Schools to close schools through March 27th in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. Check on your neighbors and do what you can to help. https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article241196181.html
I have always fought against government interference in reproductive rights, including working with a bipartisan group to require insurance companies to cover birth control. I am proud to be endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action and I will continue to stand up to anyone who tries to interfere with the doctor-patient relationship.
As your NC02 candidate, I was thrilled to speak at North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District Executive Committee meeting. It’s time to organize!