Excessive warmth wave takes a deadly toll

National weather service.

Steve Mitchell, MD, Medical Director, Emergency Department, UW Medicine / Harborview Medical Center, Seattle.

Lisa Jaffe, freelance journalist, Seattle.

Elisa Claassen, office worker and photographer, Noonsack, WA.

CDC: “Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heat-Related Disease.”

King County District Court.

Sean McGann, MD, Philadelphia ambulance; Spokesman for the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Delia Hernandez, Oregon Health Department spokesperson.

Statement, British Columbia Coroners Service, June 30, 2021.

Captain Timothy R. Fox, Oregon State Police spokesman.

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