Former President Jimmy Carter was hospitalized in Georgia this previous weekend for remedy of a urinary tract an infection, a spokeswoman mentioned Monday.

Deanna Congileo, a spokeswoman for The Carter Heart, mentioned Carter was admitted to the Phoebe Sumter Medical Heart in Americus, about 10 miles east of Carter’s dwelling in Plains.

Former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday college at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga final month. (AP Picture/John Amis, File)

“He’s feeling higher and appears ahead to returning dwelling quickly,” a press release from The Carter Heart learn. “We are going to situation a press release when he’s launched for additional relaxation and restoration at dwelling.”

The 95-year-old Carter was launched from Emory College Hospital in Atlanta final week after recovering from surgical procedure to alleviate stress on his mind attributable to bleeding from a fall.

A fall final spring required him to get hip substitute surgical procedure. Then on Oct. 6, he hit his head in one other fall and acquired 14 stitches, however nonetheless traveled to Nashville to assist construct a Habitat for Humanity dwelling shortly thereafter. He fractured his pelvis in one other fall later that month and was briefly hospitalized.


The previous president was identified with melanoma in 2015, saying that the most cancers had unfold to different elements of his physique. After partial elimination of his liver, remedy for mind lesions, radiation and immunotherapy, he mentioned he was cancer-free.

The Related Press contributed to this report.