TODAY’S Savannah Guthrie has reached out to Al Roker amid her co-star’s ongoing health battle.
The anchor tweeted her colleague on Thursday after he revealed he was back home following a hospital stay for blood clots.
Al told his followers: “So much to be #thankful for on the #thanksgiving day.
“Leaving the hospital and home for #thanksgivingdinner.”
He shared a picture in front of a TV showing his colleagues Savannah and Hoda Kotb’s coverage of the Macy’s Parade.
Roker has been part of the team covering the annual event since 1995 before missing it this year.
Savannah replied to his tweet: “The best news ever.”
That came after she shared an update with viewers on her colleague’s health.
While reporting on the day’s festivities, Hoda, 58, and Savannah, 50, gave a shoutout to their colleague live on air.
“For the past 27 parades, at this moment, Savannah, we would turn to Al Roker, who’s our Today Show colleague and our best pal,” Hoda reflected on her co-host.
“But as a lot of you have heard, Al’s recovering, and he’s recovering very well from a recent medical issue.
“We just want to say we love you, Al. Wonder if you’re watching, but we wish you a full recovery,” she continued.
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Savannah chimed in with a sweet message for the Today Show veteran: “We love you, Al. We’ll see you next year.”
In the meantime, NBC news correspondent Kristen Dahlgren filled in for Al on the parade route.
Roker on Wednesday shared an unrecognizable throwback picture with his friend Jay Leno.
He wished the TV legend a “speedy recovery” after Jay, 72, suffered burns to his face, hands and chest after his vintage car erupted into flames.
In an Instagram post on November 18, Roker said that he suffered from blood clots in his leg and lungs.
He said: “So many of you have been thoughtfully asking where I’ve been.
“Last week I was admitted to the hospital with a blood clot in my leg which sent some clots into my lungs.
“After some medical whack-a-mole, I am so fortunate to be getting terrific medical care and on the way to recovery.
“Thanks for all the well wishes and prayers and hope to see you soon. Have a great weekend, everyone.”
Fans and friends sent Roker their good wishes as they called on the host to make a speedy recovery.
Guthrie commented: “You’re the strongest person we know. We miss you and will see you soon!!”
Kotb also wrote: “Al Roker– hurry back to us… counting the days xoxoxo.”
Craig Melvin said: “Love you brother… can’t wait to have you back.”
Jenna Bush Hager penned: “Love you Al! Hurry home. You are missed and loved beyond nature.”
And Carson Daly said: “We need him back. He inspires me every day because when I wake up I see him on his treadmill.
“He’s walking here to work. I’m like ‘All right, now I got to exercise.”
Weeks before being hospitalized, the anchor revealed how much he was looking forward to the Thanksgiving holiday.
His wife Deborah Roberts shared an adorable family snap of Roker and their kids as they marked the holiday.
She said: “Welcome home my dear sweetheart Al Roker. Gratitude isn’t an adequate description but we will start there.
“Brilliant medical minds. Loving family and friends. Unceasing prayer warriors.”