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2022 Week 31 Heat-Related Illness Report 2022 Week 31 Heat-Related Illness Report
Please find attached the Denton County Heat-Related Illness (HRI) Surveillance Report for Week 31 (July 31– August 6, 2022). The information in this report was obtained through hospitals participating in syndromic surveillance and the National Weather Service. To date in the 2022 season, there have been 141 cases of HRI in Denton County residents, with 10 of these cases observed in week 31. The leading cause of reported HRI cases this season is other heat-related illness (which includes heat-related overexposure, rash, stress, and malaise) at 47% followed by heat exhaustion at 33%. Males between the ages of 18 and 35 have experienced the largest amount of HRI cases among all age groups. We are reporting our first heat-related death in this week’s report. The death occurred in week 29.
2022 Week 30 Heat-Related Illness Report 2022 Week 30 Heat-Related Illness Report
Please find attached the Denton County Heat-Related Illness (HRI) Surveillance Report for Week 30 (July 24– July 30, 2022). The information in this report was obtained through hospitals participating in syndromic surveillance and the National Weather Service. To date in the 2022 season, there have been 130 cases of HRI in Denton County residents, with 11 of these cases observed in week 30. The leading cause of reported HRI cases this season is other heat-related illness (which includes heat-related overexposure, rash, stress, and malaise) at 47% followed by heat exhaustion at 34%. Males between the ages of 18 and 35 have experienced the largest amount of HRI cases among all age groups.
2022 Week 29 Heat-Related Illness Report 2022 Week 29 Heat-Related Illness Report
Please find attached the Denton County Heat-Related Illness (HRI) Surveillance Report for Week 29 (July 17– July 23, 2022). The information in this report was obtained through hospitals participating in syndromic surveillance and the National Weather Service. To date in the 2022 season, there have been 119 cases of HRI in Denton County residents, with 17 of these cases observed in week 29. The leading cause of reported HRI cases this season is other heat-related illness (which includes heat-related overexposure, rash, stress, and malaise) at 49% followed by heat exhaustion at 33%. Males between the ages of 18 and 35 have experienced the largest amount of HRI cases among all age groups.
2022 Week 28 Heat-Related Illness Report 2022 Week 28 Heat-Related Illness Report
Please find attached the Denton County Heat-Related Illness (HRI) Surveillance Report for Week 28 (July 10– July 16, 2022). The information in this report was obtained through hospitals participating in syndromic surveillance and the National Weather Service. To date in the 2022 season, there have been 102 cases of HRI in Denton County residents, with 19 of these cases observed in week 28. The leading cause of reported HRI cases this season is other heat-related illness (which includes heat-related overexposure, rash, stress, and malaise) at 48% followed by heat exhaustion at 33%. Males in the ages groups of 18-35 and 36-50 are tied for the largest amount of HRI cases among all age groups.
2022 Week 27 Heat-Related Illness Report 2022 Week 27 Heat-Related Illness Report
Please find attached the Denton County Heat-Related Illness (HRI) Surveillance Report for Week 27 (July 3– July 9, 2022). The information in this report was obtained through hospitals participating in syndromic surveillance and the National Weather Service. To date in the 2022 season, there have been 83 cases of HRI in Denton County residents, with 20 of these cases observed in week 27. The leading cause of reported HRI cases this season is other heat-related illness (which includes heat-related overexposure, rash, stress, and malaise) at 49% followed by heat exhaustion at 30%. Males between the ages of 18 and 35 have experienced the largest amount of HRI cases among all age groups.
2022 Week 26 Heat-Related Illness Report 2022 Week 26 Heat-Related Illness Report
Please find attached the Denton County Heat-Related Illness (HRI) Surveillance Report for Week 26 (June 26 – July 2, 2022). The information in this report was obtained through hospitals participating in syndromic surveillance and the National Weather Service. To date in the 2022 season, there have been 63 cases of HRI in Denton County residents, with 8 of these cases observed in week 26. The leading cause of reported HRI cases this season is other heat-related illness (which includes heat-related overexposure, rash, stress, and malaise) at 51% followed by heat exhaustion at 22%. Males between the ages of 18 and 35 have experienced the largest amount of HRI cases among all age groups.
2022 Week 25 Heat-Related Illness Report 2022 Week 25 Heat-Related Illness Report
Please find attached the Denton County Heat-Related Illness (HRI) Surveillance Report for Week 25 (June 19 – June 25, 2022). The information in this report was obtained through hospitals participating in syndromic surveillance and the National Weather Service. To date in the 2022 season, there have been 55 cases of HRI in Denton County residents, with 19 of these cases observed in week 25. The leading cause of reported HRI cases this season is other heat-related illness (which includes heat-related overexposure, rash, stress, and malaise) at 47% followed by heat exhaustion at 25%. Males between the ages of 18 and 35 have experienced the largest amount of HRI cases among all age groups.
2022 Week 24 Heat-Related Illness Report 2022 Week 24 Heat-Related Illness Report
Please find attached the Denton County Heat-Related Illness (HRI) Surveillance Report for Week 24 (June 12 – June 18, 2022). The information in this report was obtained through hospitals participating in syndromic surveillance and the National Weather Service. To date in the 2022 season, there have been 36 cases of HRI in Denton County residents, with 15 of these cases observed in week 24. The leading cause of reported HRI cases this season is other heat-related illness (which includes heat-related overexposure, rash, stress, and malaise) at 42% followed by heat exhaustion at 30%. Both males and females between the ages of 18 and 35 have experienced the largest amount of HRI cases among all age groups.
2022 Week 23 Heat-Related Illness Report 2022 Week 23 Heat-Related Illness Report
Please find attached the Denton County Heat-Related Illness (HRI) Surveillance Report for Week 23 (June 5 – June 11, 2022). The information in this report was obtained through hospitals participating in syndromic surveillance and the National Weather Service. To date in the 2022 season, there have been 21 cases of HRI in Denton County residents, with 10 of these cases observed in week 23. The leading cause of reported HRI cases this season is other heat-related illness (which includes heat-related overexposure, rash, stress, and malaise) at 38% followed by heat exhaustion at 33%. Females between the ages of 18 and 35 have experienced the largest amount of HRI cases among all age groups.
2022 Week 22 Heat-Related Illness Report 2022 Week 22 Heat-Related Illness Report
Please find attached the Denton County Heat-Related Illness (HRI) Surveillance Report for Week 22 (May 29 – June 4, 2022). The information in this report was obtained through hospitals participating in syndromic surveillance. To date in the 2022 season, there have been 11 cases of HRI in Denton County residents, with 8 of these cases observed in week 22. The leading cause of reported HRI cases this season is sunburn at 45%. Females between the ages of 18 and 35 have experienced the largest amount of HRI cases among all age groups.