A Heat-Related EMS Activation Surveillance Dashboard Has Been Released

  An interactive map shows county-level Emergency Medical Services (EMS) activations related to heat illness.  Selecting the Disparity Explorer tab shows patient data related to EMS response time, rate of EMS activation, number of deaths, and EMS transportation for patients at the urban, suburban, rural, and frontier levels.  Updated weekly, the dashboard is sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.