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Fourth of July Holiday Weekend

July 1, 2010

Hospital emergency department visits involving underage drinking nearly doubled during the Fourth of July holiday weekend, according to a new study by SAMHSA. The study reveals that daily underage drinking-related visits to hospital emergency departments are 87 percent higher during the Fourth of July weekend than they are on an average day in July. Trinity of Chemung County was curious how the community is going to take precautions to have a safe holiday.

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