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Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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July 28, 2017
  • On average, extreme heat kills more than 600 people in the United States every year.
  • Older adults, children, athletes, outdoor workers, and people with low income or chronic conditions are particularly vulnerable to extreme heat.
  • You can learn the warning signs and symptoms of heat injury and find out what to do to prevent harm from extreme heat.

Did You Know?  information and web links are current as of their publication date. They may become outdated over time.

Page last reviewed: July 28, 2017