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Biden Administration Introduces National System to Monitor HeatRelated Illnesses

Biden Administration Launches National System to Monitor Heat-Related Illnesses

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The Biden administration has introduced a new federal system called EMS HeatTracker to track heat-related illnesses across the United States.

Growing Impact of Extreme Heat Prompts Urgent Action

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Following a summer of record-breaking temperatures, the urgent need to address the effects of extreme heat on communities has been emphasized.

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National Dashboard to Display Emergency Services Nationwide

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The EMS HeatTracker will include a national dashboard that showcases maps of emergency services responding to heat-related illness calls across the country.

Gathering Data Points on Affected Individuals

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In addition to mapping emergency services, the EMS HeatTracker will gather data on the age, race, gender, and urbanicity of individuals affected by heat-related illnesses.

Highlighting the Threat of Heat-Related Illnesses

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Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra emphasized that heat is no longer a silent killer and praised communities’ efforts to protect people from the impacts of the climate crisis.

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Record-Breaking Temperatures Cause Severe Consequences

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Major U.S. cities experienced severe consequences due to extreme heat this summer, prompting calls for more comprehensive federal action.

Federal Response Limited by Current Restrictions

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The federal government’s response to heat-related disasters is limited by the Stafford Act, which governs federal assistance during major disasters. Amendment proposals to include heat-related incidents are pending.

Heat-Related Deaths Increase in the United States

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Heat is currently the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Addressing a Significant Public Health Concern

The Biden administration’s introduction of the EMS HeatTracker marks a step towards addressing the significant public health concern posed by heat-related illnesses.

Responder to the Challenges of Extreme Heat Events

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The launch of the EMS HeatTracker demonstrates the federal government’s efforts to respond to and mitigate the challenges posed by extreme heat events.

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Tracking Heat-Related Illnesses on a National Scale

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With the EMS HeatTracker in place, the federal government will be able to monitor heat-related illnesses on a national scale and take appropriate action, as necessary.

Prioritizing Public Health in the Face of Extreme Heat

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The Biden administration’s introduction of the national system reflects their commitment to protecting communities and public health from the impacts of extreme heat.

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Despite concerns about President Biden’s connections to his son Hunter Biden’s ongoing legal issues, Democrats do not appear ready to abandon him as their party’s nominee for the 2024 election. The House Oversight Committee recently held a closed-door interview with former Hunter Biden business associate Devon Archer, during which he mentioned that Hunter had included his father on speakerphone in various meetings with business associates. 

President Biden Takes Time Off in Rehoboth Beach Amidst Testimonies

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President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden were spotted spending time on Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, taking an extended break from the responsibilities of high office.

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Joe Rogan Slams Biden DOJ’s Indictments Against Trump as “Actions of a Banana Republic”

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Podcast host Joe Rogan has strongly criticized the U.S. Department of Justice’s multiple indictments against former President Donald Trump, characterizing them as “the actions of a banana republic.” During a recent episode of his podcast, Rogan discussed how these indictments have further galvanized Trump’s supporters, who view them as a witch hunt and an unfair targeting of their political figure.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Agrees To Debate California Governor Gavin Newsom: The Future Of The Country At Stake

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has accepted California Governor Gavin Newsom’s invitation to engage in a debate, intending to highlight the contrasting governing approaches of their respective states. During an appearance on “Hannity,” DeSantis eagerly agreed to participate, emphasizing the importance of the discussion for the nation’s future.

DeSantis Invites Vice President Harris to Florida for Discussion on African American Curriculum

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has invited Vice President Kamala Harris to Florida to discuss the state’s new educational curriculum on African American history. The invitation comes after Vice President Harris claimed that students would be taught that “enslaved people benefited from slavery.”

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