Yonker‘ Free Pre‘‘ WEDNESDAY MARCH 4, 2020 - BRIAN HARROD PUBLISHER Yonkers Congressman Eliot Engel, who also representing parts of the Bronx and other areas of lower Westchester Counties in New York STATEMENT: "I am monitoring the coronavirus situation will help improve healthy situation closely and stand ready to practices and reduce instances of sick- Engel on assist state and local officials in any ness. way possible. Therefore, I encourage everyone Coronavirus Case As Chairman of the House For- to visit the CDC website, which eign Affairs Committee and a mem- in Westchester ber of the House Energy and Com- has an array of coronavirus re- sources including information on how merce Committee, I have already con- it spreads, what symptoms to look By BRYANT DANIELS ducted oversight hearings and brief- for, prevention and treatment op- COMMUNICATIONS AND ings on federal agency response ef- tions. forts, and I am working with my col- leagues to introduce legislation that And finally, I believe it is impor- DEPUTY DISTRICT DIRECTOR addresses coronavirus related drug tant not to allow stigmas to develop shortages. as a result of coronavirus, specifically This week, the House is also as it pertains to certain individuals or Congressman Eliot L. Engel is- poised to vote of emergency funding businesses based on ethnicity or na- sued the following statement on the to deal with this growing threat. tionality. first case of coronavirus in Westch- Though risk of exposure remains They are unfair and deeply mis- ester: very low, knowing more about the guided."