Georgia senator hospitalized after fall

Georgia senator hospitalized after fall
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Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohn (Johnny) Hardy IsaksonGeorgia senator discharged from hospital after fall Georgia senator hospitalized after fall Senate GOP raises concerns about White House stopgap plan to avoid shutdown MORE (R-Ga.) was hospitalized Wednesday after a fall at his Washington, D.C., apartment, his office said in a statement Wednesday night.

The statement confirmed that the senior Georgia senator, 74, had fractured four ribs but was “resting and doing well.”


“Senator Isakson was admitted to George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night after falling in his apartment and suffering four fractured ribs,” Isakson spokeswoman Amanda Maddox said Wednesday.

“He is in pain, but resting and doing well. Senator Isakson looks forward to fully recovering and getting back to work for Georgians,” she added.