Protecting Americans: Heat and Health Initiative

As hot weather events occur more frequently and with greater intensity, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed the Heat and Health Initiative to protect people living the United States from heat-related illnesses and exposure. This CDC announcement details three new resources designed to help community decision makers, healthcare providers, and the general public to decide on appropriate protective actions when faced with heat forecasts and hot weather events. The Heat and Health Initiative resources include the:

For more information, visit the HSDL‘s In Focus on Extreme Heat or resources related to hot weather events.

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