Date Sent: 05/24/2016 11:24 AM EDT
Sender: Michigan Health Alert Network
Subject: Updated Guidance and Trends from Poison Control for the Music Festival Season
Michigan Regional Poison Control Center at Children’s Hospital of Michigan Health Alert: Updated Guidance and Trends for Providers to be aware of during the 2016 Music Festival Season
The 10th annual Movement Electronic Music Festival is scheduled Memorial Day weekend, May 28th through 30th, at Hart Plaza. Over 100,000 participants from around the globe attended last year and a similar number are expected to attend the “Rave” or “Techno” gathering this year.
Additional festivals include:
Chevrolet Belle Island Grand Prix, June 3-5 on Belle Island
Lakes of Fire (Rothbury) June 15-19
Electric Forest in Rothbury June 23-26
Detroit River Days June 24-26
Common Ground in Lansing July 5-10
Faster Horses, July 15-17, Brooklyn (Michigan)
MO POP, July 23-24, West Riverfront Park, Detroit
The 99.5 WYCD Hoedown, July 31 at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston
These festivals bring thousands of visitors to Michigan with emphasis on the big cities. This update highlights the drugs-of-abuse most likely to be encountered by pre-hospital or hospital providers. The discussion includes keys to the recognition and management of toxicity resulting from these substances.
A copy of the guideance is attached to this alert and posted in the Michigan Health Alert Network (MIHAN) Document Library in the Alert Details folder. For additional information contact the Children's Hospital of Michigan Regional Poison Control Center 313-745-5711 or 1-800-222-1222