EMSA issues 5th Heat Alert of the season

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OKLAHOMA CITY – EMSA officials are issuing the fifth Heat Alert for the Oklahoma City metro this evening.

Authorities say they have received five heat-related illness calls today. Four of those people were transported to local hospitals.

EMSA advises extreme caution in the next few days:

  • Pre-hydrate and continue to hydrate throughout the day
  • Wear light-colored clothing
  • Stay in the shade
  • Take frequent breaks
  • Keep your charged cell phone with you should you need to call 911.

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