Heat Bulletin

Hot Weather Information

Summer? No Sweat

Guidelines for Prevention of Heat Related Illness in Schools

A Hot Tip... These self-help measures are not a substitute for medical care
but may help you recognize and respond promptly to warning signs of trouble.
Your best defense against heat-related illness is prevention. Staying cool and making simple changes in your fluid intake, activities, and clothing during hot weather can help you remain safe and healthy. (CDC)

About Extreme Heat - Español (CDC)
Extreme Heat - Español (CDC)
Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety - Español (CDC)
Extreme Heat. Are You Ready? (FEMA)
Extreme Heat. Backgrounder (FEMA)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Extreme Heat - Español (CDC)
Heat Checklist (CDC)
Heat Related Illness (Red Cross)
Heat Safety (NWS)
Heat Stress in the Elderly - Español - Français (CDC)
Public Health Issues Related to Summertime Blackouts (CDC)
Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness - Español (CDC)
Weather Warnings (NWS)






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