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Know the Signs of Heat Related Illness

Heat Exhaustion

- Faint or dizzy feeling

- Excessive sweating

- Cool, pale, clammy skin

- Nausea or vomiting

- Rapid, weak pulse

- Muscle cramps


What to do:

- Get to a cool, air conditioned area

- Drink water if fully conscious

- Use cool compresses or take a cool bath




Heat Stroke

- Throbbing headache

- No sweating

- Red, hot, dry skin (Body temperature above 103 F)

- Nausea or vomiting

- Rapid, strong pulse

- May lose consciousness


What to do:

- Call 9-1-1 and immediately

- Take action to cool, the individual until help arrives

Page last updated: May 31, 2024

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