Update (Aug. 28, 4 p.m.): Of the two patients who were admitted to UF Health Jacksonville after Sunday’s mass casualty event at the Jacksonville Landing, one was discharged Monday. The other patient is in good condition. Doctors performed surgery on the patient’s hand Monday, and the patient is expected to have a follow-up surgery Wednesday. Six victims were treated at UF Health Jacksonville following Sunday’s events.
Update (Aug. 27, 9:30 a.m.): UF Health Jacksonville still has two patients from yesterday's mass casualty incident at the Jacksonville Landing - one in serious condition and one in good condition. The other four patients we received from the incident have been discharged.
Update (Aug. 26, 9:35 p.m.): We have two patients still at UF Health Jacksonville, and four have been discharged. Of the two remaining, one is in good condition and one in serious condition and under observation.
UF Health Jacksonville’s Level I trauma center received six patients following the mass casualty incident at the Jacksonville Landing. Physicians were able to treat and stabilize all patients immediately upon arrival. Multiple medical teams from TraumaOne
and UF Health Jacksonville’s Emergency Department
were able to respond and took part in their care. Following treatment, five of the patients were listed in good condition and one in serious condition and their progress continues to be monitored.
TraumaOne, recently recognized by the American College of Surgeons as a nationally-verified center, is the region’s only Level I trauma center and is dedicated to saving patients each and every day.
Our thoughts go out to those affected by today’s tragic incident in downtown Jacksonville.