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Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla honored at final City Council meeting

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Outgoing Mayor Michelle De La Isla was honored at Tuesday night’s city council meeting where she received several awards from the attendees to thank her for her service to Kansas’ capital city. The awards started with Mike Padilla who is set to be Topeka’s new mayor, taking up the reigns of the […]
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Topeka Capital-Journal

Mayor Michelle De La Isla was septic and spent 4 days hospitalized after getting a pacemaker for COVID-19 damage

Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla became septic and spent four days hospitalized last week, she said Tuesday. The sepsis diagnosis came eight days after the mayor had a pacemaker put in Aug. 16 to deal with heart damage caused by COVID-19 earlier this year. Sepsis occurs when the body's response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs.