Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Stay Safe in the Texas Heat

The Texas summer is in full force, and triple-digit temperatures put Texans in danger of heat stroke or heat exhaustion. The elderly, young children, and people with chronic medical conditions are especially susceptible to heat-related illness. Much of Texas is currently under a heat advisory, including the Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio metropolitan areas. Check out the infographic below by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn more about the dangers of extreme heat and how to ensure you don’t become a victim of the summer sun.


National Environment Public Health Tracking Network

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