Rep. Giffords Moved to Houston
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been moved from the Tucson, Ariz., hospital where she has been treated since Jan. 8 to a Houston facility for rehabilitation and continued recovery. –JCL
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Friday left the Tucson, Arizona, hospital where she has been treated since a January 8 gunshot wound, traveling under police escort down streets lined with well-wishers.
She then boarded an aircraft at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for a flight to Houston, where she is expected to continue her recovery.
Although previous reports had indicated she would move directly to a rehabilitation facility affiliated with Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, she will instead be taken to the hospital’s trauma center for evaluation and treatment, said Dr. Dong Kim, a neurosurgeon at the hospital.