Omaha Public Radio News
5:58 pm
Sun September 6, 2009

Omaha City Councilman Chuck Sigerson upgraded to good condition

Omaha, NE – Omaha City Councilman Chuck Sigerson has been upgraded to good condition, one week after suffering a stroke and heart attack.

Sigerson remains at Alegent Lakeside Hospital after suffering the stroke and heart attack at his northwest Omaha home August 29th. In a statement issued Sunday, the Sigerson family says the District 7 Councilman is out of intensive care and listed in good condition. He's scheduled to begin a formal rehabilitation program this week.

In the statement, issued through former City Councilman Jim Vokal, the Sigerson family says they are "grateful to the citizens of Omaha for their prayers and heartfelt concern. We ask for your continued prayers as Chuck works towards a full recovery."