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Austin-Travis County EMS Treats Over 100 Patients During SXSW

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin-Travis County EMS crews responded to more than 100 emergency incidents during a five-day stint covering the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals.

From March 15-19, ATCEMS personnel responded to 106 incidents in total, treating 101 patients. As part of their efforts, 27 patients were transported to area hospitals, officials said in a tweet.

A daily breakdown of responses is available below:

Day 1, March 15: 14 incidents14 patients4 patients transportedDay 2, March 16:17 incidents16 patients1 patient transportedDay 3, March 17: 22 incidents18 patients7 patients transportedDay 4, March 18:31 incidents26 patients8 patients transportedDay 5, March 19:22 incidents27 patients7 patients transported

Crews ran emergency shifts from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m. each night as part of ATCEMS’ spring festival season coverage.


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