KTAR News: Valley heat especially dangerous for those facing homelessness

PHOENIX – Summer temperatures have come to the Valley, and those facing homelessness are most at risk of the heat’s adverse effects.

With the clearing of the tent-filled area of Phoenix known as the Zone in progress, one doctor stresses just how hard caring for those without shelter or stability can be.

“Without any type of cooling, these patients on the street are susceptible to severe dehydration and everything that comes with that, including heatstroke,” Dr. Mark Bueno, the Outreach Medical Director with local nonprofit Circle the City said.


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