Excessive Heat

Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for older adults and persons with health problems. It is important to get relief from the heat quickly. You can lower your risk of heat-related illness by:

  • Drinking plenty of fluids
  • Keeping your house cool
  • Spending mid-day at a cooling center
  • Dress for the weather

Below you will find additional information and resources on how to stay safe during extreme heat.