UPDATE: Austin Travis County EMS remains busy despite fewer calls
AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin-Travis County EMS, the service has remained busy despite receiving fewer calls than in previous days.
On February 18th, ATCEMS received 833 calls for service, down from 1,124 on the 17th. Of yesterday’s calls, 13 were for traffic collisions with injuries, 122 were related to falls, 8 were for environmental exposure, and 10 were for carbon monoxide poisoning.
Although calls trending down, #ATCEMSMedics & Communications Medics had a very busy day yesterday.
833 calls for service
Carbon monoxide-10 (29 patients)
Stay safe & reduce preventable issues so we may respond to higher priority emergencies. pic.twitter.com/Yq3ntvCNab
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) February 19, 2021
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