Ever wonder the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion? Check out the CDC’s FAQs page about extreme heat! https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/faq.html
It’s HOT outside. Stay cool. Stay hydrated. Stay informed.
What does it mean when the National Weather Service talks about the Heat Index? http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/heat/heat_index.shtml
CDC tips for athletes feeling the heat: http://www.cdc.gov/extremeheat/pdf/athlete-poster-preview.pdf
Did you know that extreme heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States? http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/heat/index.shtml
Do you know how to stay cool on extremely hot days? https://public.health.oregon.gov/Preparedness/Prepare/Pages/PrepareForExtremeHeat.aspx
Adults over 65 are among the most at-risk during extreme heat events. Pop by your neighbors’, friends’ and family members’ homes to ensure they’re drinking enough water and keeping their homes cool!