Centre LifeLink EMS State Patty’s Call Report

February 26, 2018— Despite a very busy weekend, Centre LifeLink EMS staff saw a decrease in call volume over the State Patty’s weekend; however a majority of calls were alcohol related.

Centre LifeLink was dispatched to 50 calls between 6:00 pm Friday evening, through 6:00 am Sunday morning. Approximately 80% of these calls were alcohol related, meaning that the patient had overdosed on alcohol or had suffered some other illness or injury that was related to alcohol consumption.

For comparison, in 2017 Centre LifeLink responded to 95 total calls, of which 32% were alcohol related on State Patty’s weekend.