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Extreme Heat and Health Impacts and Preparedness for Summer 2024

  • By Amber Liggett
  • May 7, 2024

Amber Liggett, MSEM

It is important to monitor how your body feels in the heat. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), extreme heat caused more emergency department visits associated with heat-related illnesses in May – September 2023 than previous years, especially among males ages 18-64. So, what actions can you take to prepare for extreme heat this summer?

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