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 ER’s 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 nineteen treated in Erlanger ER’s since Friday, 13 were for slips and falls related to icy conditions.
(Monday, January 6)
Erlanger treats 12 for weather-related injuries
Officials with Erlanger reported that 12 area residents were treated for weather-related injuries at four of the health system’s Emergency Rooms since Friday, January 3. Three individuals were treated at Erlanger’s downtown ER; two for injuries related to falls, and one for minor burns from a heating unit. Four local residents were treated at the Erlanger North ER – three for falls, and one for injuries from a motor vehicle accident. Two individuals were treated at the Erlanger East ER on Gunbarrel Road, both for injuries due to falls. Three children were seen at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger for weather-related medical issues. One child was brought to the ER after a sledding accident; two others were treated for injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents.