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Beach days, barbecues, concerts, and other outdoor activities can mean fun in the sun. However, heat can take a toll on the body. Learn the Warning Signs of Heat-Related Illness from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention before your next summer event.
Learning how to recognize the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke is the first step to prevention.
Signs of Heat Exhaustion
What You Should Do:
Signs of Heat Stroke
Find more information on extreme heat preparedness at www.ready.gov/heat. You can also review extreme heat safety tips shared on a recent Twitter chat by searching #HeatChat on Twitter. The Twitter chat has information from the Ready Campaign, Maryland Department of Health Office of Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many others.