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2021 Healthcare Hero Gerald Jones.
This year’s Hero is Gerald Jones, a veteran first responder with the Volusia County Emergency Medical Services team, died after battling COVID-19. Jones, 51, served in Desert Storm and was a member of the county's EMS team since 1999. Jerry made a difference in so many lives during his 21 years of service in Volusia County, he held a presence that brought smiles to his coworkers and comfort to his patients. Jones was the brother of Shyla Pennington, who died the day before also of COVID-19. Pennington was a teacher's assistant in the Volusia County School District for nearly two decades and most recently at Sugar Mill Elementary in Port Orange.