A brief statement from the City of West Hollywood’s Communications Department confirms that West Hollywood Mayor Sepi Shyne was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she spent the night under observation.
A call received at 6:55pm reported a medical emergency at N San Vicente Boulevard in West Hollywood. The Los Angeles County Fire Department Division 7 was on the scene, along with sheriff deputies. The mayor was taken to Cedars by ambulance as a precaution according to the most recent update. Sources reported to WEHO TIMES that the mayor was fine and she was in good spirits shortly after being admitted to the local medical center.
The city update also states that Mayor Shyne “feels well and is happy to be back home. She extends her appreciation to community members and colleagues who reached out.”
There have been several inquiries and comments wishing the West Hollywood Mayor well.
“Sending lots of love,” wrote Joey Wieser in a WEHO TIMES Instagram post.
“Best wishes for a full recovery,” wrote West Hollywood Rent Stabilization Commissioner Kellan Martz.
“Sending good wishes for Sepi to be OK,” wrote West Hollywood Human Services Commissioner Jimmy Palmieri.
“Sending healing vibes,” wrote LGBT Advisory Board member Patrick Ryan.
The brief statement/update on Mayor Shyne is as follows:
The City of West Hollywood released a brief statement/update on Mayor Shyne:
During the regular meeting of the West Hollywood City Council on Monday, October 2, 2023, Mayor Sepi Shyne stepped away from the meeting while not feeling well. The meeting continued, led by Mayor Pro Tem John M. Erickson until it was adjourned. In an abundance of caution, paramedics were called, and Mayor Shyne was transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She spent the night under observation, and she was discharged this afternoon. She feels well and is happy to be back home. She extends her appreciation to community members and colleagues who reached out.