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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.

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What You Should Know About Extreme Heat

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  • Extreme Prevention Guide — Comprehensive resource that includes how during hot weather, …
  • Hot Tips — Preventing heat-related illness...
  • About Extreme Heat — General information about extreme heat...
  • Heat Elderly — Information specifically for the elderly...
  • FAQs — Frequently asked questions including who is at risk, warning signs, hot weather health emergencies...
  • Summertime Blackouts — Heat is the major public health issue related to summertime blackouts…
  • Related Links — Resources from FEMA, Red Cross, & others…

 

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