Epidemiology: Occupational and Environmental

Summer Heat Emergency Data and Prevention Tips


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  • Increase fluid intake
  • Spend some time in cool or air-conditioned environment
  • Reduce normal activity levels
  • If you take medicines that can impede heat loss, speak with your physician before summer about how to stay safe (i.e. high blood pressure drugs, migraine drugs, allergy drugs, muscle spasm drugs, mental illness drugs, tranquilizers)

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Last Modified: January 13, 2022