34 people treated for heat-related illnesses in St. Louis

10:43 AM, Jul 3, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis (KSDK) -- Nearly three dozen people have been treated at City of St. Louis hospitals for heat-related illnesses since June 28.

On Monday, eight city residents were treated at hospitals.  They ranged in age from 26 to 62. 

Cool Down St. Louis is helping area seniors and the disabled with their air-conditioning and utilities. Low-income households may also apply for utility assistance only, at 314-241-7668, or www.cooldownstlouis.org.  You can find out about how you can donate to Cool Down St. Louis on its website.

The Health Department is encouraging residents to call the United Way at 1-800-427-4626 or at 211 from a land line if they need additional heat related or other assistance.


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