Hot Weather Health Emergencies (heat exhaustion versus heat stroke)

Deceased Triage Victim

Deceased Triage Victim

North Carolina has been experiencing its share of 90-100 degree humid days this summer. It is important to understand and recognize the danger of heat exhaustion and heat stroke which can be life-threatening. Here is a good article on Its A Disaster Blog that describes the difference between the two and the signs and symptoms. Get informed and keep yourself and your family safe and healthy this summer.