State Patty’s Weekend Report

February 25, 2019— Once again, 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 34 calls between 6:00 pm Friday evening, through 6:00 am Sunday morning. Approximately 75% 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 2018 Centre LifeLink responded to 50 total calls, of which 80% were alcohol related on State Patty’s weekend.