Erlanger Treats 7 On Tuesday For Weather-Related Injuries; Total Is Now 19 Since Friday

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Seven more local residents were treated for weather-related injuries Tuesday at Erlanger emergency rooms.  

Twelve patients with weather-related medical issues were treated at Erlanger ERs over the weekend and Monday, bringing the total to 19 by Tuesday afternoon.

At Erlanger’s downtown Emergency Room, two patients were treated Tuesday for falls and one for injuries from a motor vehicle accident related to icy roads.

One child was treated at Children’s Hospital Tuesday for injuries sustained in a sledding related incident. 

At Erlanger East, three local residents were treated Tuesday for falls related to icy surfaces.

Of the 19 treated in Erlanger ERs since Friday, 13 were for slips and falls related to icy conditions. 


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