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UPDATE - Oregon State Medical Examiner Releases Preliminary Death Data Related to Recent Heat Wave - 07/09/21

The Office of State Medical Examiner is releasing the following information at the direction of the Governor.  These numbers may change as more reports of death are received from each County Medical Examiner’s Office and further investigation and/or testing is completed for existing cases. 

As of July 9, 2021 –

83 confirmed heatwave deaths (Hyperthermia)

32 deaths are pending further investigation and final cause of death has not been determined yet.

4 deaths included in preliminary counts have been excluded and have been determined to not be caused by the heatwave.

 

The following is a breakdown of County and zip code for the confirmed heatwave deaths:

Clackamas

97023

Clackamas

97267

Clackamas

97267

Clackamas

97038

Clackamas

97070

Clackamas

97222

Clackamas

97068

Clackamas

83401

Clackamas

97222

Clackamas

97089

Clackamas

97015

Clackamas

97027

Columbia

97016

Columbia

97056

Linn

97358

Linn

97322

Marion

97317

Marion

97071

Marion

 

Marion

97305

Multnomah

97213

Multnomah

97230

Multnomah

97202

Multnomah

97233

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97024

Multnomah

97213

Multnomah

97217

Multnomah

97211

Multnomah

97221

Multnomah

97220

Multnomah

97218

Multnomah

97218

Multnomah

97203

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97201

Multnomah

97227

Multnomah

97230

Multnomah

97201

Multnomah

97212

Multnomah

97206

Multnomah

97206

Multnomah

97080

Multnomah

97220

Multnomah

97211

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97206

Multnomah

97232

Multnomah

97233

Multnomah

97233

Multnomah

97233

Multnomah

97266

Multnomah

97019

Multnomah

97236

Multnomah

97203

Multnomah

97219

Multnomah

97219

Multnomah

97214

Multnomah

97266

Multnomah

97218

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97206

Multnomah

97060

Multnomah

97205

Multnomah

97230

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97202

Multnomah

97089

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97266

Multnomah

97212

Multnomah

97266

Multnomah

97218

Multnomah

97205

Polk

97304

Union

97850

Umatilla

97838

Washington

97223

Washington

97229

Washington

97006

Washington

97124

Washington

97116

Washington

97123

 

The following is a breakdown of ethnicity and gender for the confirmed heatwave deaths:

4 - Hispanic

2 - African American / Black

1 - American Indian

1 - Pacific Islander

1 - Asian

72–White

2 - no ethnicity listed

 

31 Female

52 Male

Daily press releases will be paused until further confirmed information regarding the total number of heatwave deaths is available. There is no estimate of when the remaining investigations will be completed.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office is collaborating with our County Medical Examiner partners to investigate and certify these deaths. Additionally, various county public health agencies are undertaking efforts to analyze confirmed death data in the interest of identifying trends that may help prevent deaths in future heatwaves.

 

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Update for July 7, 2021 - the current number of deaths related to the recent heat wave is 116.

Umatilla Male 47
Multnomah Male 55
Marion Male 46
Multnomah Male 58
Multnomah Male 44
Deschutes Male 64
Deschutes Male 60
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Female 94
Multnomah Female 97
Marion Male 67
Marion Male 64
Multnomah Male 73
Marion Male 62
Marion Male 56
Clackamas Female 73
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 78
Washington Male 84
Marion Male 74
Multnomah Male 48
Multnomah Male 76
Multnomah Female 81
Multnomah Male 87
Multnomah Female 79
Multnomah Female 53
Marion Male 61
Multnomah Female 63
Multnomah Male 83
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 57
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Female 69
Multnomah Female 89
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 53
Multnomah Female 68
Washington Male 52
Multnomah Male 81
Multnomah Male 80
Multnomah Female 90
Clackamas Female 74
Washington Male 69
Marion Male 71
Multnomah Male 69
Marion Male 62
Columbia Female 83
Clackamas Male 79
Multnomah Female 74
Multnomah Male 51
Multnomah Female 68
Multnomah Male 50
Marion Male 37
Multnomah Male 68
Washington Male 69
Washington Female 64
Multnomah Male 66
Multnomah Male 65
Clackamas Female 71
Multnomah Male 73
Multnomah Male 68
Marion Male 67
Multnomah Male 55
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 65
Marion Male 66
Multnomah Female 80
Multnomah Female 55
Multnomah Female 71
Linn Female 59
Multnomah Female 71
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 49
Clackamas Female 79
Clackamas Male 55
Clackamas Male 61
Multnomah Male 62
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Female 56
Washington Female 82
Multnomah Male 73
Washington Male 46
Polk Male 38
Multnomah Male 47
Multnomah Male 79
Clackamas Male 69
Multnomah Male 74
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Male 64
Multnomah Male 74
Multnomah Male 72
Multnomah Male 78
Clackamas Male 62
Washington Male 67
Multnomah Male 75
Multnomah Male 78
Union Male 63
Multnomah Male 62
Linn Male 82
Clackamas Male 66
Multnomah Male 60
Multnomah Female 57
Washington Female 83
Marion Female 74
Multnomah Female 64
Multnomah Male 60
Linn Male 72
Multnomah Male 48
Multnomah Male 67
Multnomah Male 61
Multnomah Male 70
Columbia Female 61
     

 

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Update for July 6, 2021 - the current number of deaths related to the recent heat wave is 107.

Umatilla Male 47
Multnomah Male 55
Marion Male 46
Multnomah Male 58
Multnomah Male 44
Deschutes Male 64
Deschutes Male 60
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Female 94
Multnomah Female 97
Marion Male 67
Marion Male 64
Multnomah Male 73
Marion Male 62
Marion Male 56
Clackamas Female 73
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 78
Washington Male 84
Marion Male 74
Multnomah Male 48
Multnomah Male 76
Multnomah Female 81
Multnomah Male 87
Multnomah Female 79
Multnomah Female 53
Marion Male 61
Multnomah Male 83
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 57
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Female 69
Multnomah Female 89
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 53
Multnomah Female 68
Washington Male 52
Multnomah Male 81
Multnomah Male 80
Multnomah Female 90
Clackamas Female 74
Washington Male 69
Marion Male 71
Multnomah Male 69
Marion Male 62
Columbia Female 83
Clackamas Male 79
Multnomah Female 74
Multnomah Male 51
Multnomah Female 68
Multnomah Male 50
Marion Male 37
Multnomah Male 68
Washington Male 69
Washington Female 64
Multnomah Male 66
Multnomah Male 65
Clackamas Female 71
Multnomah Male 73
Multnomah Male 68
Marion Male 67
Multnomah Male 55
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 65
Marion Male 66
Multnomah Female 80
Multnomah Female 55
Multnomah Female 71
Linn Female 59
Multnomah Female 71
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 49
Clackamas Female 79
Clackamas Male 55
Clackamas Male 61
Multnomah Male 62
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Female 56
Washington Female 82
Multnomah Male 73
Washington Male 46
Polk Male 38
Multnomah Male 47
Multnomah Male 79
Multnomah Male 74
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Male 64
Multnomah Male 74
Multnomah Male 72
Multnomah Male 78
Clackamas Male 62
Washington Male 67
Multnomah Male 75
Multnomah Male 78
Multnomah Male 62
Linn Male 82
Clackamas Male 66
Multnomah Male 60
Multnomah Female 57
Washington Female 83
Marion Female 74
Multnomah Female 64
Multnomah Male 60

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Update for July 2, 2021 - the current number of deaths related to the recent heat wave is 94.

Umatilla Male 47
Multnomah Male 55
Marion Male 46
Multnomah Male 58
Multnomah Male 44
Deschutes Male 64
Deschutes Male 60
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Female 94
Multnomah Female 97
Marion Male 67
Marion Male 64
Multnomah Male 73
Marion Male 62
Marion Male 56
Clackamas Female 73
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 78
Washington Male 84
Marion Male 74
Multnomah Male 48
Multnomah Male 76
Multnomah Female 81
Multnomah Female 79
Multnomah Female 53
Marion Male 61
Multnomah Male 83
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 57
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Female 69
Multnomah Female 89
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 53
Multnomah Female 68
Washington Male 52
Multnomah Male 81
Multnomah Male 80
Multnomah Female 90
Clackamas Female 74
Washington Male 69
Marion Male 71
Marion Male 62
Columbia Female 83
Clackamas Male 79
Multnomah Female 74
Multnomah Male 51
Multnomah Female 68
Multnomah Male 50
Marion Male 37
Multnomah Male 68
Washington Male 69
Washington Female 64
Multnomah Male 66
Multnomah Male 65
Clackamas Female 71
Multnomah Male 73
Multnomah Male 68
Marion Male 67
Multnomah Male 55
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 65
Marion Male 66
Multnomah Female 80
Multnomah Female 55
Multnomah Female 71
Multnomah Female 71
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 49
Clackamas Female 79
Clackamas Male 55
Clackamas Male 61
Multnomah Male 62
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Female 56
Washington Female 82
Multnomah Male 73
Washington Male 46
Polk Male 38
Multnomah Male 47
Multnomah Male 79
Multnomah Male 74
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Male 64
Multnomah Male 74
Multnomah Male 72
Multnomah Male 78
Clackamas Male 62
Washington Male 67
Multnomah Male 75

 

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Update for July 1, 2021, the Oregon State Medical Examiner is releasing the following demographic information (county of death, gender, and age) suspected with heat related deaths.  The current number of deaths related to the recent heat wave is 79. 

This information may change as investigations are updated and new information is added by the County Medical Examiners:

Umatilla

Male

 

47

Multnomah

Male

 

55

Marion

Male

 

46

Multnomah

Male

 

58

Multnomah

Male

 

44

Multnomah

Female

 

67

Multnomah

Female

 

94

Multnomah

Female

 

97

Marion

Male

 

64

Multnomah

Male

 

73

Marion

Male

 

62

Marion

Male

 

56

Clackamas

Female

 

73

Multnomah

Male

 

59

Multnomah

Male

 

78

Washington

Male

 

84

Marion

Male

 

74

Multnomah

Male

 

48

Multnomah

Male

 

76

Multnomah

Female

 

81

Multnomah

Female

 

79

Multnomah

 

 

53

Marion

Male

 

61

Multnomah

Male

 

83

Multnomah

Male

 

65

Multnomah

Female

 

57

Multnomah

Male

 

54

Multnomah

Male

 

54

Multnomah

Female

 

69

Multnomah

Female

 

89

Multnomah

Male

 

59

Multnomah

Male

 

53

Multnomah

Female

 

68

Washington

Male

 

52

Multnomah

Male

 

81

Multnomah

Male

 

80

Multnomah

Female

 

90

Clackamas

Female

 

74

Washington

Male

 

69

Marion

Male

 

71

Marion

Male

 

62

Columbia

Female

 

83

Clackamas

Male

 

79

Multnomah

Female

 

74

Multnomah

Male

 

51

Multnomah

Female

 

68

Multnomah

Male

 

50

Multnomah

Male

 

68

Washington

Male

 

69

Washington

Female

 

64

Multnomah

Male

 

66

Multnomah

Male

 

65

Clackamas

Female

 

71

Multnomah

Male

 

73

Multnomah

Male

 

68

Marion

Male

 

67

Multnomah

Male

 

55

Multnomah

Male

 

59

Multnomah

Male

 

65

Multnomah

Female

 

80

Multnomah

Female

 

55

Multnomah

Female

 

71

Multnomah

Female

 

71

Multnomah

Female

 

67

Multnomah

Male

 

77

Multnomah

Male

 

77

Multnomah

Male

 

65

Multnomah

Female

 

49

Clackamas

Female

 

79

Clackamas

Male

 

55

Clackamas

Male

 

61

Multnomah

Male

 

62

Clackamas

Male

 

63

Multnomah

Female

 

56

Washington

Female

 

82

Multnomah

Male

 

73

Washington

Male

 

46

Polk

Male

 

38

Multnomah

Male

 

79

 

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As of June 30, 2021 the State Medical Examiner’s Office has received report of 63 deaths that preliminary investigation suggests may be associated with the Pacific Northwest heatwave. 

This number may change in either direction as more information or reports are received from each County Medical Examiner’s Office. 

Again, these are preliminary numbers as some investigations are still in progress and final causes of death have not yet been determined.

The following is the current breakdown by county of heat related deaths.

Multnomah – 45

Marion – 9

Washington – 5

Clackamas – 2

Columbia – 1

Umatilla -1

No further information is available for release at this time.

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