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(Update, Aug. 28) – Mayor Lovely Warren has been released from Strong Hospital, following a five-day stay due to an allergic reaction, the city said.
City of Rochester Communications Director James Smith has released the following statement regarding the matter:
“Mayor Warren was released from Strong earlier today, and she is now home with her family,” Smith said. “I had the opportunity to see the Mayor a short time ago and she was feeling better and very happy to be home.”
“The Mayor is grateful to all of the doctors, nurses, aides and other staff at the University of Rochester Medical Center who cared for her over the past few days,” added Smith. “She is also thankful for all of the community support she has received and would like to thank everyone who sent her well-wishes.”
According to officials, the mayor is currently in the process of rescheduling two upcoming mayoral debates.
(From Aug. 23) – Mayor Lovely Warren has been admitted to the hospital due to an allergic reaction, city officials said Wednesday.
The city has issued the following statement regarding the matter:
“City of Rochester Communications Director James Smith today announced that Mayor Lovely A. Warren has been admitted to the hospital due to a significant allergic reaction.
‘At Mayor Warren’s request, I can confirm that she has been admitted to the hospital after an allergic reaction,’ said James Smith, City Communications Director. ‘The Mayor is at Strong Memorial Hospital receiving treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.’
The Mayor was admitted to Strong Memorial Hospital yesterday.
‘I have been in constant contact with the Mayor who is in very good spirits,” added Smith. “She has a large extended family, so, at her request, she is not receiving any other visitors at this time. Everyone at City Hall wishes the Mayor well and looks forward to her return to work. I would ask the media to please respect the Mayor and her family’s privacy while she recovers.’
Check back for any additional updates regarding the mayor’s condition.