Valley EMS Seeing Increase of Heat-Related Illnesses
EDINBURG – It’s summer and we’ve all felt it across the Rio Grande Valley.
Prolonged or intense exposure to hot temperatures cause heat-related illnesses.
A Hidalgo County Emergency Medical Services representative, Paul Bazaldua, says the heat-related calls do not stop.
Robert Martinez, the chief medical officer at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance says lately they’ve also seen a spike in heat-related cases.
Martinez says heavy sweating, dizziness and weakness are all signs your body is overheating.
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