Snyder Hospitalized with Blood Clot
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Governor Rick Snyder was hospitalized on Thursday due to a blood clot in his right leg. Doctors believe it may have something to do with a recent injury that occurred while he was on vacation in Florida, the Associated Press reports. Snyder was jogging as part of a live healthy initiative and he tore his Achilles tendon.
According to Snyder's spokeswoman Sara Wurfel the Governor was admitted to St. Joesph Mercy Hospital near Ann Arbor Thursday morning. He had noticed that his leg appeared to be swollen, doctors then determined it was a blood clot.
Wurfel said he is "doing well" and is in "good hands." There is no set time for his release as of yet.
Appearances that the Governor was scheduled to make have been cancelled, but he is still planning to present a budget next week.
Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall (R-White Lake) has started a website to send well wishes of a quick recovery to Snyder. The website www.GetWellGovernor.com allows individuals to send an electronic get well greeting.