Calif. Falck EMT dies from COVID-19

Care Ambulance EMT Aldo Iniguez died Thursday after a month-long battle with the disease


By Laura French

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, Calif. — A California Falck EMT has died due to COVID-19. 

Care Ambulance Service, a Falck agency that serves Los Angeles and Orange Counties, announced on social media that veteran EMT Aldo Iniguez died Thursday morning after a month-long battle with the disease. 

"Aldo loved his job, his partners, and his patients, and will be deeply missed by many," Care Ambulance wrote in an Instagram post. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Care Ambulance Service (@careambulanceservice) on

The International Association of EMTs and Paramedics (IAEP) also extended its condolences to Iniguez's family, stating that his death marks the union's first death by COVID-19. 

"Aldo will be dearly missed by his loving family, coworkers of Local R12-370 and the Altadena community," the association wrote on Facebook. "Rest in peace and thank you for your service." 

 

The entire IAEP/NAGE family extends it's condolences today to the family of California EMS professional Aldo Iniguez...

Posted by International Association of EMTs and Paramedics (IAEP) on Friday, July 31, 2020

 

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