The Texas State Representative for House District 1 - Bowie, Franklin, Lamar, and Red River counties is postponing some upcoming events after testing positive
State Representative Gary VanDeaver is postponing this week's Community Listening Tour and the Student Listening Tour scheduled for October 13 and 14, respectively. The Community Listening Tour is now scheduled for 6 p.m., on Tuesday, October 20, and the Student Listening Tour is now scheduled for 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, October 21.
Representative VanDeaver tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday, October 9, 2020, and he is recovering at home.
Rep. VanDeaver said, "I tested positive last week for COVID-19 and have quarantined at home while I am running fever and coping with other symptoms. I hate to have to reschedule these Listening Tours, but I want to make sure that I am well so that I can be fully engaged in these important conversations with my constituents."
He went on to say that his District office is closed for the next two weeks and encourages anyone who needs assistance to contact his staff at the Capitol office at (512) 463-0692. His staff will send out and post updated information about the rescheduled Listening Tours as soon as possible.