Former President Jimmy Carter hospitalized at Emory hospital in Georgia

Writer: Derrick Shaw
FILE – In this Sept. 18, 2019, file photo former President Jimmy Carter acknowledges a student who’s question has been picked for him to answer during an annual Carter Town Hall held at Emory University in Atlanta. Carter has been hospitalized after a fall at his home in Plains, Ga. A statement from The Carter Center says Carter suffered “a minor pelvic fracture” on Monday, Oct. 21 but remains in good spirits and looks forward to recovering at home. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

The Carter Center reports former President Jimmy Carter has been taken to Emory University Hospital outside Atlanta, Georgia Monday.

Carter was taken to the hospital to treat a brain bleed due to a recent fall. He will undergo treatment to relieve pressure on his brain.

Carter is said to be resting comfortably with his wife, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, by his side.

Former Pres. Carter’s procedure is scheduled for Tuesday.

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