Letter to the Editor

Outstanding Work on Saving a Life

To the Editor:

On January 9, Everett 911 received an emergency call at 11:39PM reporting a 15-day old child with difficulty breathing. Within 2 minutes, Everett Fire and Everett Police arrived. They witnessed the infant in serious condition with shallow respirations and a faint pulse. While in the ambulance,Cataldo Paramedics and EMTs recognized the infant’s condition to be declining and immediately began life saving measures.

The actions and team work of all individuals partnered with the team at CHA Everett on created a successful outcome, saving this young life. The infant was stabilized at CHA before being transferred to Boston Children’s Hospital for further care.

“I’d like to recognize the outstanding work of Everett Firefighters Paul Covelle and Ian Tweedale, Everett Police Department members Sgt. Cristiano, Officer Wall, and Officer Flores as well as Cataldo Paramedics and EMTs Todd Hodgkiss, Adam Riley, Devin Morrison, and Rob Czujuk. While incidents similar to this happen frequently, our first responders consistently deliver professionalism, excellent care, and outstanding service.”

Mayor Carlo DeMaria

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