Scott Gordon, a 20-year member of Columbus Regional Health (IN), died Sunday after battling COVID-19, his employer said.
Gordon died of complications from the virus he contracted in the line of duty, according to the website supportingheroes.org, which reports Gordon’s partner is also in the hospital.
Gordon was a highly respected paramedic in the area, the hospital wrote in a Facebook post.
“Columbus Regional Health appreciates the years of dedicated service Mr. Gordon provided to our organization, his co-workers and the communities we serve,” the post read. “He will be greatly missed, and it is with heavy hearts that Columbus Regional extends our deepest condolences to Mr. Gordon’s loved ones.”
Funeral arrangements have not been announced.