Oct. 01, 2020

HARRISBURG – Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) issued the following statement regarding a positive COVID-19 case he received today:

“After experiencing mild symptoms of COVID-19 yesterday, I took a COVID-19 test today and was informed of a positive result this morning. Though I was in the Capitol on Tuesday, Sept. 29, I was experiencing no symptoms. I was not in the Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 30, when I began experiencing symptoms. Upon experiencing symptoms on Wednesday, I began to self-quarantine.

“As soon as I received a positive test result on Thursday, I informed the appropriate House offices. I am following the advice of medical professionals and the protocols of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to ensure the safety of my family, staff, and fellow members.”

Representative Paul Schemel
90th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Scott Little