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Extreme Heat Events

Info and tools for health care providers on the dangers of extreme heat, and how to properly prevent, diagnose and treat heat-related illnesses.

Extreme Heat Events Guidelines: User Guide for Health Care Workers and Health Administrators

The information in the User Guide will help the reader:

  • Understand the human health risk factors associated with extreme heat events.
  • Recognize key vulnerability factors in specific populations.
  • Understand options and opportunities for managing heat-health risk factors, for example, by tailoring and targeting health protective actions to at-risk individuals.
  • Provide information for health administrators and health care workers to identify opportunities for integrating activities to reduce heat-health risks into work and planning.
  • Facilitate the exchange of knowledge regarding extreme heat and health among health administrators, health care workers and the public.
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