Senator Yudichak Statement on First Luzerne County Death from COVID-19

Nanticoke, March 25, 2020 – State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following statement regarding the first death in Luzerne County from COVID-19.

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family of a member of our community who has succumbed to the COVID-19 virus,” said State Senator John Yudichak. “I want to remind all Luzerne County and Carbon County residents to heed the advice of our health care professionals to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.”

Residents looking to get more information on the COVID-19 coronavirus should visit the Department of Health’s website at or call 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258).



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