Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Officially Announces the Opening of a Third Coronavirus Testing Site

May 19, 2020
Press Release

Media Advisory

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Officially Announces the Opening of a Third Coronavirus Testing Site

 

HOUSTON, TXCongresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Chair of the  Congressional Coronavirus Task Force will officially announce the launch of the third UMMC COVID-19 drive through testing site. “We must not panic, but prepare,” stated Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. We have surpassed 3000 deaths in the United States and there were more than 800 reports of deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the most deaths reported in a single day in the United States. With the announcement that up to 240,000 or more people in the United States will die from the Coronavirus, it is imperative that we keep increasing testing opportunities.

WHO: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, the United Memorial Medical Center and the Houston Independent   School District

WHAT:  Press conference to launch the third COVID-19 drive through testing site

WHERE: Forest Brook Middle School, 7525 Tidwell Road, Houston, TX 77016

WHEN:  Thursday, April 2, 2020 — 10:00 AM

 

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Congresswoman Jackson Lee is a Democrat from Texas’s 18th Congressional District. She is a senior member of the House Committees on Judiciary and Homeland Security and a member of the Budget Committee.