Congressman Roger Marshall is providing medical support to COVID patients in Kansas.
Marshall statement on volunteering to support COVID patients:
“Today, I began treating COVID-19 patients on a volunteer basis in Wyandotte County, KS. I began the process of onboarding several days ago, and have started in the clinic today. I am honored to stand with my fellow health professionals who have been on the front lines of fighting this pandemic since day one.
In the meantime, my Congressional staff will continue delivering top-notch constituent relations, and remain available to any Kansans seeking assistance. I will also use any time not treating patients to do the same.
Unfortunately, this will mean missing this week's vote to replenish PPP, and deliver other much-needed relief to Kansas families, farms, ranches and small businesses. While I wish Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer hadn't delayed and played politics past when I could get to D.C., I urge its swift passage. I hate missing a vote, but I know it will pass, and I know I am most urgently needed in hospitals and clinics.
In addition to treating patients this week, I will be talking with leaders at KU Med, and hope to take all of these lessons to fine tune our response in places like southwest Kansas, where we are still seeing a rise in cases.
Please pray for all who are suffering, all those who have lost a loved one, and all of those in front line professions.“