July/August 2020

Heat Warnings

Signs of Heat Exhaustion

  • Faint or dizzy
  • Excessive sweating
  • Cool, pale, clammy skin
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Rapid, weak pulse
  • Muscle cramps

What to do…

  • Get to a cooler, air conditioned place
  • Drink water if fully conscious
  • Take a cool shower or use cold compresses

Signs of Heat Stroke

  • Throbbing headache
  • No sweating
  • Body temperature above 103°
  • Red, hot, dry skin
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Rapid, strong pulse
  • May lose consciousness

What to do…
Call 9-1-1

Take immediate action to cool the person until help arrives