EMSA is issuing a HEAT ALERT for Saturday, June 20th, 2015. EMSA issues an alert when we receive five or more heat-related calls in a 24-hour period,
Since midnight to 7 p.m. Saturday, EMSA has responded to eight heat-related calls. Of those six, four people transported to a local hospitals. Ages of the patients ranged from 28 to 90, and included symptoms ranging from heat exhaustion to chest pains. EMSA is encouraging everyone to take precautions.
Tips for staying healthy in the heat: