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Heat Stroke or Heat Exhaustion? Do You Know the Signs?

With record breaking heat this week many residents will be affected by heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

Do you know the difference?

Heat Exhaustion:

Faint or Dizzy
Excessive Sweating
Cool, pale, clammy skin
Rapid, weak pulse
Muscle cramps

Heat Stroke:

Throbbing headache
No sweating
Body temperature above 103 degrees; red, hot, dry skin
Rapid, strong pulse
May lose […]

June 21st, 2016|Summer|0 Comments