Erlanger Treats 12 Patients For Fireworks Related Injuries Over 4th Of July Weekend

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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



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