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As the thermometer climbs, so does your chance of suffering from a heat related illness. Our public health partners are sharing important safety tips to help protect your health and improve your life this summer when the temperatures are hot. To stay cool and safe in extreme heat:
Heat-related illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke can strike at any time. Symptoms include dizziness, nausea, rapid heartbeat, headache, absence of perspiration and dry, hot flushed skin. Anyone experiencing these symptoms should seek immediate medical attention.
For more information, visit https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/heattips.html.