In recent years, excessive heat has caused more deaths than all other weather events. Learn how to protect you and your loved ones from excessive heat related illness with these helpful tips.
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Heat related illness such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke can be fatal if untreated and needs to be taken seriously, particularly for elderly and younger populations.
Residents should follow heat safety precautions and pay attention to the warning signs such as nausea, dizziness, and headaches. If symptoms persist, call 911 immediately.
Family, friends and neighbors are also urged to check in frequently with elderly residents who may need assistance during the hot weather.