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A Medical Heat Alert has been issued for the Tulsa area

Posted at 3:07 PM, Jun 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-30 16:07:42-04

As of 3:00 p.m., EMSA medics have responded to five suspected heat-related calls in the Tulsa area.


A Medical Heat Alert has been issued for the Tulsa area. EMSA issues a Medical Heat Alert when they respond 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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