EMSA Transports Six People For Heat-Related Illnesses

      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


      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


      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.