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News Release

Town Statement - Hilton Head Island Mayor John McCann Sustains Injuries from a Fall

Release Date: July 20, 2020

Contact Information:
Carolyn Grant email icon , Communications Director, 843-341-4618


On Saturday July 18th, Hilton Head Island Mayor John McCann suffered a fall while carrying some boxes up a flight of stairs in his home.

Mayor McCann sustained injuries to his right elbow and hip, and was transported to Hilton Head Hospital. Following successful surgery on Sunday, Mayor McCann is resting comfortably and will begin rehabilitation later this week. Mayor McCann asks that his privacy and his family’s privacy be respected while he recovers. He requests no phone calls at this time.

While Mayor McCann is recovering, his duties will be filled by Mayor Pro-Tem William D. Harkins.