A Medical Heat Alert has been issued

As of 8:45 p.m. today, EMSA medics have responded to three more suspected heat-related calls.

 

That brings the total to eight within 24-hours.

EMSA has issued a MEDICAL HEAT ALERT effective immediately for the Tulsa area.

A medical heat alert is issued when EMSA responds to five or more suspected heat-related illness calls in a 24-hour period.
  
EMSA is urging citizens to make a plan to stay safe. Plan the amount of time you think will be outdoors and take appropriate amounts of water or other fluids with you, even if just planning for a short amount of outdoor time.

Emergencies can happen and you could be stranded outdoors longer than expected. Always have a cell phone with you to call 911, if needed.
 
Plan your schedule to allow for frequent breaks indoors, if possible.

 

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