COVID-19 UPDATE FOR CHULA VISTA COUNCILMAN AND CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION CHAIRMAN STEVE PADILLA
CHULA VISTA – Today, Ashleigh Padilla, daughter of Councilmember Steve Padilla, issued the following statement regarding her father’s health: “After experiencing worsening symptoms, Steve Padilla was admitted to UCSD Thornton Hospital ICU where he is receiving additional treatment, including a respirator to aid with difficulty breathing associated with COVID-19.
“I know his amazing doctors and nurses are doing everything they can to send him home healthy when this is all over. “My father asked me to pass on a message: Everyone needs to take COVID-19 seriously. Please follow the advice of our public health professionals to reduce spread of the virus and take precautions to keep your families and our community safe.”