Supervisor Chair Bulova Will Take Leave for Thyroid Surgery

Sharon Bulova/File photoFairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bulova says she will have surgery soon to correct a throat issue and will take part of the month of August off to recover.

Bulova sent out this statement Monday:

The Board of Supervisors will not be meeting during the month of August and during the first week in September.

I will be taking advantage of this time to address a medical issue that began in March when my right vocal cord became paralyzed, affecting my ability to speak. My voice has returned, but testing as a result of this episode revealed a nodule on the right side of my thyroid.

In mid-August, I will be undergoing a medical procedure to remove the nodule and part of my thyroid. This will be outpatient surgery and hopefully will not require a followup procedure.

My office has declined a number of invitations for events that have been scheduled during this time period. I am sharing this information to explain my absence and also to assure the community that, as always, I will be in constant contact with e-mails, my office and County staff.

I look forward to being back in the saddle after the Labor Day holiday weekend and serving as your Chairman.

Sharon Bulova
Chairman, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

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