Summer Heat Wave Safety

Developmental Disabilities Administration 

July 24, 2021

Record-setting heat is expected this weekend and we want to provide you with a few resources to help ensure everyone is prepared for the coming heat wave.

Extreme heat is a period of high heat and humidity with temperatures above 90 degrees for at least two to three days. In extreme heat your body works extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. This exertion can lead to death. In fact, extreme heat is responsible for the highest number of annual deaths among all weather-related hazards. For more information go to

Please take a few minutes to learn what you can do to keep the persons you support and yourself safe while enjoying the summer.


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