TULSA, Okla. — EMSA issued a Medical Heat Alert for the Tulsa area Thursday morning after responding to six heat-related illness calls by midnight Wednesday.
As of 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 24th, EMSA medics responded to six heat-related calls.
The heat alert comes as paramedics responded to another heat-related call early Thursday.
EMSA issues heat alerts if they respond to five or more heat-related calls in a 24-hour period. Once EMSA receives less than five calls in a 24-hour period, the alert will then cancel.
Here are ways you can prevent heat-related illnesses from EMSA:
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