Tri-City clinics and emergency rooms have seen a handful of people with symptoms of heat exhaustion -- high fever, nausea, vomiting -- in recent days.
Kennewick General Hospital's urgent care and walk-in care clinics have treated about a dozen people with those symptoms and some serious sun burns, said Lisa Teske, director of marketing and business development.
Emergency room staff at Lourdes Medical Center also has seen a half dozen cases of heat exhaustion this week, said Melanie Johnston, Lourdes spokeswoman.
Officials at Kadlec Regional Medical Center could not be reached Wednesday.
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