Meanwhile, the city confirmed that a heat-related death had occurred last Wednesday, only the third of a summer that has been among the warmer ones on record.
“Drug intoxication” also was a factor in the death, said Health Department spokesman James Garrow.
By Joseph Gambardello
“High immunization rates are one of the best ways that we can keep our residents healthy,” said Dr. Caroline Johnson, Acting Deputy Health Commissioner. “When we vaccinate people, we prevent outbreaks of dangerous diseases. We save lives.”