FILE- In this March 20, 2019 file photo, Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., attends Rolling Stone's Women Shaping the Future brunch in New York. On Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, Hayes said that she and all of her staff will be quarantining after one of her aides tested positive for the coronavirus. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Rep. Jahana Hayes of Connecticut has tested positive for COVID-19 and will quarantine for 14 days, she announced Sunday on Twitter.

“After going to 2 urgent care centers yesterday, I finally got an appointment at a 3rd site and was tested this morning,” the first-term Democrat said. Hayes said she has no COVID-19 symptoms “except for breathing issues which are being monitored.”

Hayes sought testing after one of her staff members tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday.

Hayes, 47, said she contracted the virus despite taking “every possible precaution.” She said her experience underscores the need for a national testing strategy “with a coherent way to receive speedy, accurate results," adding, “This level of anxiety and uncertainty is untenable.”