Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of US Secretary of State John F. Kerry, is in critical but stable condition at Nantucket Cottage Hospital, a hospital spokesman said.
Heinz Kerry, 74, was stricken with an unspecified medical condition this afternoon while at the family’s vacation home on the island, according to a person close to the family, who asked not to be named. Her husband was at the home at the time, the person said.
An ambulance was seen leaving the home on Hulbert Avenue at about 4 p.m., the person said.
Noah Brown, public information officer for Nantucket Cottage Hospital, said Heinz Kerry arrived at the hospital this afternoon but he could not disclose the nature of her illness.