Barger announces she tested positive for COVID-19

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger answers questions during the VIA Cocktails and Conversation : An Evening with Supervisor Kathryn Barger event held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia in Valencia on Thursday, 092321. Dan Watson/The Signal

Via her social media, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger announced Tuesday evening that she tested positive for COVID-19. 

“Today, I tested positive for COVID-19,” Barger said in a Twitter post. “Feels like a cold, but each person’s experience is different.” 

Barger is currently in isolation, resting and keeping loved ones at a distance, according to her post.  

“Time to walk the talk,” Barger said in the tweet. 

All COVID-19 services are free to L.A. County residents and can be accessed by anyone regardless of insurance or immigration status. To find a COVID-19 vaccine site near you, visit, or to find a testing site, visit      

LA County is offering free, at-home COVID nasal swab test kits via mail to all residents who have COVID-19 symptoms or think they were exposed. Sign up to have a test kit delivered to your home address at 

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