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EMSA Transports Six People For Heat-Related Illnesses

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Six people were transported to local Tulsa hospitals for heat-related symptoms, Thursday, July 11.

Five men and one woman, ages ranging from 21 to 37, were transported to local hospitals in fair conditions after suffering from illnesses caused by the extreme heat.

Emergency service crews urge people to stay hydrated, wear appropriate clothing and locate cooling stations to avoid getting sick.

The following cooling stations are open for business until further notice:

The Salvation Army Center of Hope

102 N. Denver Ave.

Tulsa, OK 74103

24/7

Tulsa County Social Services Cooling station

2401 Charles Page Blvd.

Tulsa OK 74127

8:30 am - 8:00 pm

Dennis R. Neill Equality Center

621 East 4th Street

Tulsa, OK 74120

Noon to 9 pm 7-days a week

John 3:16 Mission

506 N. Cheyenne

Tulsa, Okla. 74103

24/7

Senior Nutrition sites throughout the Tulsa area are also available as Cooling Stations

Dial 2-1-1 for locations, hours and other information. Dial 2-1-1 for more information on applying for a free, loaned air conditioning unit.

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