How to Avoid Heat Illness during a Heat Wave

With increased temperatures predicted in San Francisco and the rest of the Bay Area this week, an excessive heat warning has been triggered for the area. During the heat wave, it is extra important for older adults to stay cool and avoid heat illness.Excessive heat Although everyone can be affected by the heat, some people are at greater risk for heat‐related illness than others, including people aged 65 and older and those with underlying medical conditions.

Below are two very helpful resources from the San Francisco Department of Public Health to help you stay cool and protect yourself and your loved ones from heat illness or stress during the heat wave:

A Heat Wave in San Francisco? (Multilingual)

FAQs on Heat Waves and Heat Illness

If you think you or someone you know could be experiencing heat stress, call 911.

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