California Sends Dozens Of Firefighter Paramedics, EMTs To Help Hospitals Inundated With COVID-19 Patients

As cases of COVID-19 show no signs of abating, the state’s Mutual Aid System is sending fire and rescue paramedics and EMTs to assist in emergency rooms into the hardest-hit hospitals. The firefighter paramedics and EMT’s will be sent on 14-day deployments to help in emergency rooms and other vital medical areas, primarily in the Southern California area. … Nine … will be sent to Mission Community, Providence St. John’s, and Harbor-UCLA medical Center in Los Angeles County and UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange County.