Maricopa County heat deaths near 300 as summer ends

but, Phoenix weather is getting coolerThe number of heat-related deaths continues to rise, approaching 300. Latest weekly fever report The Maricopa County Department of Public Health reported 289 confirmed heat-related deaths for the week of September 10-16. This is an increase of 87 compared to the previous week (202), when heat-related deaths were confirmed. The […]

Maricopa County’s heat death tally grows to 569

Phoenix (3TV/CBS 5) — New numbers mark a grim end to the summer season after Maricopa County set an all-time record for heat-related deaths in the Valley. This week, a new report from the county Department of Public Health shows a total of 569 confirmed heat-related deaths as of Sunday, Oct. 28. This number is […]

Arizona’s Maricopa County sets new record for heat deaths

Maricopa County, Arizona, on Thursday set a new record for annual heat-related deaths, with 425 deaths tallied so far this year and the same number confirmed for all of 2022. What you need to know Maricopa County, Arizona, on Thursday set a new record for annual heat-related deaths, with 425 so far this year.This same […]

Maricopa County confirms 569 people died from heat in 2023

In 2023, a record 569 heat-related deaths were confirmed, with 60 deaths still under investigation. Phoenix — The Maricopa County Public Health Department An additional 100 people were confirmed to have died from heat-related deaths in 2023. The additional 100 deaths will bring the cumulative total of heat-related deaths in Maricopa County to 569 in […]

Maricopa County sees record heat and record evictions in July

In July, Phoenix experienced 31 days of record-setting 110-degree heat, and as the heat rose, Maricopa County filed the most eviction lawsuits since 2008. More than 7,000 eviction cases were filed in July, with the highest numbers in North Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, Ahwatukee, Tempe and West Phoenix. The average judgment for eviction cases in July […]

Bill filed to protect Arizona workers from heat after farmworker death

Last July, Yuma was hit by a brutal 110-degree heat wave when Dario Mendoza collapsed and died while working in a melon field. The 26-year-old father of two's death raises concerns that state regulations are insufficient to protect farmworkers and other employees working in Arizona's heat, which is made worse by climate change. caused. The […]

Arizona’s Maricopa County shatters record for heat deaths

Health officials in Maricopa County, Arizona, reported nearly 500 deaths from heatstroke this summer, making 2023 the region's deadliest year on record for extreme temperatures. among them Latest weekly fever reportThe Maricopa County Department of Public Health announced that 469 heat-related deaths have been confirmed so far this year, and 153 additional deaths are still […]