Gov. Kay Ivey’s office dismisses rumors of health concerns
By KIM CHANDLER
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s office is dismissing rumors that the 77-year-old governor is healthy and dismissed rumors that she was ill.
Ivey spokeswoman Gina Maiola said Thursday that the governor, “is doing great” and continues to be cancer-free. Ivey’s office issued the statement after a week of rumors and media inquiries about the governor’s health and whereabouts.
The Republican governor announced in 2019 that she had been diagnosed with early-stage lung cancer and would undergo radiation treatments.
She announced in 2020 that the cancer appeared to be gone and that her doctor considered her cancer-free.
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8/11/2022 2:45:06 PM (GMT -5:00)