Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley was released Monday from Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he spent several days after experiencing a “neurological event”, according to a spokesperson.
Daley “did not feel well” and was taken to hospital on Wednesday, where a spokesperson said doctors were due to perform a number of tests.
On Monday, after his release, the former mayor was taken to the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and will be at the facility for a “short stay”, according to his doctor, Dr Eric Terman. Daley is expected to make a full recovery, the doctor added.
“Daley and his family deeply appreciate the outpouring of concern and prayers and again wish to thank the members of CFD as well as the doctors, nurses and other staff in the North West,” a spokesperson said in a statement. communicated. “There will be no further comment on this as Daley works to build up his strength and his health improves.”
The former mayor served Chicago from 1989 to 2011 and Cook County’s state attorney from 1980 to 1989. He turned 80 on April 24 of this year.