EMSA issued a heat alert in Tulsa after responding to 16 suspected heat-related calls.
Of those 16, EMSA said nine patients were transported to local hospitals. Two patients were transported "emergent" and the remaining as "non-emergent".
Patients ranged in age from 10 to 60 years old.
The agency urges people to take precautions to stay safe:
The following cooling stations are open for business until further notice:
The Salvation Army Center of Hope
102 N. Denver Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Tulsa County Social Services Cooling station
2401 Charles Page Blvd.
Tulsa OK 74127
8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Dennis R. Neill Equality Center
621 East 4th Street
Tulsa, OK 74120
Noon to 9 p.m. seven days a week
John 3:16 Mission
506 N. Cheyenne
Tulsa, Okla. 74103
Senior Nutrition sites throughout the Tulsa area are also available as cooling stations.
Dial 211 for locations, hours and other information. Dial 211 for more information on applying for a free, loaned air conditioning unit.