Three Deaths Amidst Heat Wave In Maryland

Jul 3, 2012

Three deaths have now been reported in the State of Maryland from the heat wave that has hit Delmarva.

The state health department they involved three men -- two senior citizens with one of them in Wicomico County.

These are the first heat-related death this year in the state with 34 fatalities last year.

The state health officials are warning people to stay out of the heat with the potential to cause stroke and exhaustion.

And, those still without power because of the recent storms should take advantage of the 58 cooling centers around the state.

Meanwhile, there are 34 nursing homes operating off of generators because of the power outages.

Maryland insurance officials have activated emergency regulations to require health insurance carriers to waive timing restriction on coverage for renewal of prescription