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Health Department Updates Heat Illness Numbers

An additional 20 individuals sought heat related treatment at Indianapolis hospital emergency departments August 1 and 2, bringing the total number of patients to 190 since July 18.

The age breakdown for heat related illness emergency department patients:

  • 0-4 years 14 total patients
  • 5-17 years 33 total patients
  • 18-64 years 95 total patients
  • 65 and older 45 total patients

The patient numbers originate from 12 Indianapolis hospitals that provide information to the health department.

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