그만큼 Oregon Health Authority said in a Tuesday release that beginning on June 25, Portland Metro area hospitals recorded 506 heat-related emergency and urgent care visits, 와 251 visits due to heat on Monday alone.
Comparatively, 있었다 24 heat-related hospital visits on Friday and 56 토요일에.
“The extreme temperatures we have experienced over four successive days can lead to serious health complications, and we are now seeing the resulting demand for emergency services provided by our hospitals,” 박사. Dana Hargunani, chief medical officer for OHA, said in the news bulletin. “Right now we are asking the public to treat potential heat-related illnesses as serious, but work with healthcare providers in non-emergency settings when appropriate who can address these conditions to ensure capacity remains available for regional ED services.”