Northport Mayor Bobby Herndon has been hospitalized for treatment of the novel Coronavirus.

Herndon made the announcement on Facebook Monday morning, stating that he received his COVID-19 diagnosis Sunday (January 10th) afternoon. Herndon said he had to go to the hospital later that evening.

"My breathing is good. My main problem is that I developed blood clots. Having tests and ultrasounds this morning," Herndon wrote.

Kay Herndon, Bobby's wife, continues to recuperate following her recent diagnosis and hospitalization for COVID-19.

"Pray for Kay who is still recuperating and our children as they worry about their parents," he added.

Good morning!
I humbly request prayer.
Was diagnosed with Covid yesterday shortly after lunch.
Had to go to hospital...

Posted by Bobby Herndon on Monday, January 11, 2021

Herndon was elected for his third term as Mayor of Northport October 6, 2020.

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