- Exceed 100°F through the rest of this week in much of Southern California, and exceed 110°F in desert areas
- Exceed 100°F into next week in inland Southwestern Oregon
- Approach 100°F into next week in the Willamette Valley and inland Southwestern Washington
- Be hotter than usual into next week in the rest of inland Western Washington
Fire danger will remain high, and many areas have air quality issues from existing wildfires. Monitor your local conditions and warnings by navigating the map at http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-122.73158194273302&lat=45.50278002631191#.WahtM4U_fH8 and clicking on your specific location.
Networks are required by CMS to track the status of facility operations and patient access to treatment during emergency events. If the operations of your facility, or ability for patients to have access to dialysis are impacted by emergency events, please let your Network know right away.
In Southern and South-Central California (Network 18), contact Eileen Rhodes or Julie Aguilar at 888-268-1539 or by email at ERhodes@nw18.esrd.net or JAguilar@nw18.esrd.net , and fill out the form at http://www.esrdnetwork18.org/machform/embed.php?id=16298 .
For Washington and Oregon (Network 16), contact Lisa Hall at LHall@nw16.esrd.net or 206-923-0714. We also ask that you fill out and submit the Network Disaster Reporting Form, which you can find at https://nwrn.org/files/E/Interruptions.pdf .
Patients and facility staff may find these resources useful:
- To avoid heat stress; see https://www.ready.gov/heat
- Dialysis patients must still control their fluid intake; for tips on Fluids Management, see:
- To identify signs of heat exhaustion or heat stroke, and what to do about it; see http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/heatstress/heatrelillness.html