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Extreme Heat Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Homeland Security-FEMA-Know the Facts: Extreme Heat
Fact sheet about extreme heat events and what to do before, during and after an extreme heat emergency. Also links to other types of emergency situations.
https://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts/extreme-heat


Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC)—Extreme Heat
Lots of information on extreme heat weather conditions. Links to protecting vulnerable groups, such as athletes, people with chronic medical conditions, and infants and children from extreme heat.
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/index.html


CDC—About Extreme Heat
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/heat_guide.html


CDC—Hot Weather Tips
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/heattips.html


CDC—Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heat-related Illness
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/warning.html


CDC—Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather!
https://www.cdc.gov/features/extremeheat/index.html


CDC—Avoid, Spot, Treat—Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion
Tips to Beat the Heat, Spot symptoms, and how to Treat heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
https://www.cdc.gov/cpr/infographics/ast-heat.htm


CDC—Beat the Heat: Extreme Heat
Downloadable infographic with information about preventing heat-related deaths.
https://www.cdc.gov/cpr/infographics/beattheheat.htm


CDC-Extreme Heat and Athletes
Information about how athletes should stay safe in extreme heat weather conditions.
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/athletes.html


 FEMA—Extreme Heat
Lots of information about extreme heat                                                      weather conditions.
 https://www.ready.gov/heat

 

FEMA—Be Prepared for Extreme Heat—FactSheet
https://www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/2020-03/

extreme-heat_information-sheet.pdf


National Weather Service—Excessive Heat Awareness and Safety
Links to information about heat and weather and heat safety.
https://www.weather.gov/rah/heat


National Weather Service—Dangers of Heat
Lots of links to information about extreme heat.
https://www.weather.gov/safety/heat-illness


National Weather Service—Heat Safety for Kids and Teens
https://www.weather.gov/safety/heat-kids


National Weather Service—During a Heat Wave
https://www.weather.gov/safety/heat-during

National Weather Service—Beat the Heat: How to Protect Yourself Against the Dangers of Hot Weather This Summer
A downloadable and printable poster
https://www.weather.gov/media/rah/heat/outreach_heatposter_final.pdf

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