March 12th, 2024
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2024 Daytona Beach Bike Week Sees 180 Trauma Admissions at Halifax Health

Daytona Beach, FL (March 12, 2024) – Halifax Health saw a small decrease in the number of patients with trauma injuries over last year’s Bike Week.  In addition, patient admissions which were Bike Week related decreased from 122 to 100 admissions.  Other meaningful statistics showed the number of motorcycle crashes came to ninety-two crashes over the eleven-day event.  “Our trauma teams responded with amazing care and compassion,” said Lindsay Duffy, Director of Nursing at Halifax Health – Emergency Department.  “The trauma team at Halifax Health is always on call and Bike Week has become a major focus of the teams’ expert care people trust,” Duffy stated. In addition to participant motorcycle crashes, Halifax Health saw sixteen supercross riders from the amateur track days at Daytona International Speedway.

About Halifax Health:

Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ in the United States by IBM Watson Health™, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of health care services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, an urgent care network, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department with board-certified pediatricians on staff 24/7, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. It’s also the area’s longest-standing Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) offering complete Neurosurgical Services.

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