Sen. John Fetterman has checked himself right into a hospital to obtain remedy for medical despair, his workplace mentioned Thursday.
“Final night time, Senator John Fetterman checked himself into Walter Reed Nationwide Navy Medical Middle to obtain remedy for medical despair,” a press release from the Pennsylvania Democrat’s workplace mentioned. “Whereas John has skilled despair on and off all through his life, it solely grew to become extreme in current weeks.”
In accordance with the assertion, Fetterman was evaluated by a Congress doctor on Monday, who beneficial in-patient care at Walter Reed Medical Middle.
“John agreed, and he’s receiving remedy on a voluntary foundation,” his workplace mentioned. “After inspecting John, the docs at Walter Reed informed us that John is getting the care he wants, and can quickly be again to himself.”
Gisele Barreto Fetterman, Fetterman’s spouse, tweeted out the assertion, including, “After what he’s been by means of prior to now 12 months, there’s most likely nobody who needed to speak about his personal well being lower than John. I’m so happy with him for asking for assist and getting the care he wants.”