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Published on March 01, 2024
San Antonio Councilwoman Phyllis Viagran Resumes Duties Remotely Following Emergency SurgerySource: Facebook/City Council District 3

Just weeks after undergoing an emergency surgery, San Antonio's District 3 Councilwoman Phyllis Viagran has announced she's back on the job — but she'll be logging in from home. Viagran, known for her active presence in local government. Working remotely, and participating in city council affairs via virtual means, her commitment is clear.

Despite her health hiccup, Viagran's outreach efforts haven't missed a beat. Her office confirmed that regardless of her surgical procedure, constituents will experience no dip in attention or services. Viagran made it known her team is staying on top of the district's affairs, saying, "I appreciate the well-wishes and prayers during this time," in a statement appearing on the city's official site.

The news was first disclosed earlier this week, detailing the councilwoman’s unexpected detour to the operating room. Following the surgery, she promptly reassured the public and media not just of her well-being but also of her commitment to her duties in a notification posted on the city's website. Also expressed by Viagran was a request for privacy, a subtle nod to the boundaries that public figures often have to navigate while in the spotlight.

San Antonio residents and Viagran's supporters alike have responded with an outpouring of support, reflective of the respect she has garnered during her tenure. The District Three Council Office, tasked with representing a diverse swath of the San Antonio community, has made sure to communicate that it is business as usual. Working through this endeavor remotely, Viagran told the city's website.