CHULA VISTA – Today, Ashleigh Padilla, daughter of Councilmember Steve Padilla, issued the following statement regarding her father’s health:
“Steve Padilla remains on a ventilator in the ICU, but he is now in stable condition and his doctors are reporting slow, steady progress in overcoming COVID-19.
“My dad is a fighter, and he’s fighting through this — with the help of amazing doctors, nurses and healthcare workers who are caring for him. We’re hopeful that he’s reached a turning point and will be home soon.
“I’ll keep updating the community on Steve’s progress when I have news to share, and thank everyone for the outpouring of support and respecting our privacy as my dad heals.
“I know he cannot wait to get back to serving the people and helping our entire community get through these tough times.”