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Heat-related illnesses are when your body is unable to properly maintain its temperature and handle the heat. Those with chronic conditions, babies, the elderly, and people with excess weight are at greater risk of heat-related illness, but everyone should be aware and take precautions. Heat-related illnesses are preventable.
With climate change, extreme heat events are on the rise. Heat-related illnesses and deaths are preventable. Here are some tips to avoid becoming ill during periods of extreme heat:
Heat Stroke is a medical emergency. Call 9-1-1 or seek immediate medical assistance if you are caring for someone with a high body temperature, unconscious, confused, or stopped sweating.
If you take medicines regularly, ask your doctor for advice about hot-weather activity and your risk of getting a heat-related illness.
Extreme Heat Events - Government of Canada
Natural Disasters and Sever Weather - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Extreme Heat Can be a Killer - National Collaborating Centre for Environment Health
Heat and Health - World Health Organization
It's way too hot! Protect Yourself from Extreme Heat - Health Canada
Keep children cool! Protect Your Child from Extreme Heat - Health Canada
You're active in the heat. You're at risk! Protect Yourself from Extreme Heat - Health Canada
C'est vraiment trop chaud! Protégez-vous du temps très chaud - Sante Canada
Gardez les enfants à l'abri de la chaleur! Protégez votre enfant de la chaleur accablante - Sante Canada
Vous êtes actif quand il fait chaud. Vous êtes à risque! Protégez-vous du temps très chaud!- Sante Canada
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