Erlanger Health System Emergency Departments treated 12 patients with injuries related to Fourth of July activities.
These patients were treated between July 3 and July 5. Most of the injuries include burns and abrasions to hands as well as eye related injuries.
Fireworks injuries by year:
2020– eight adults and four children
2019– six adults and two children
2018– six adults and no children
2017– three adults and one child
2016– 11 patients
2015 – eight patients