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Heat related illnesses occur when we can't transfer enough heat away from our bodies through sweating and blood flow to the skin. Babies, elderly, obese persons and people with chronic conditions are at greater risk, because their bodies don't transfer heat as effectively. However, anyone is at risk for possible heat-related illness and should take precautions./
The health risk from heat exposure are:
Heat stroke is a medical emergency. If you have these symptoms dial 911 immediately.
The best thing to do during an extreme heat event (high 30s degree Celsius/high 90s Fahrenheit) is to keep yourself cool. The best way to maintain your core body temperature in high heat is through evaporation (sweating).
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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