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Heat Related Illness Safety - Resources for Clinicians

July is Heat Related Illness Safety Awareness Month.

Search the Resource Central website for more resources with keyword heat for more information.

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Hot Car Fact Sheets

This website provides fact sheets on hot cars to raise awareness about the dangers of leaving children in vehicles.

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Climate and Health Videos

The five short videos from the CDC are in a series on How Climate Affects Community Health present the challenges of climate-related changes.

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Heat Waves and Human Health

This report examines efforts to better understand and manage the risks of extreme heat on human well-being, including the public health burden heat poses, and the direct and indirect impacts of heat waves.

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Extreme Heat Events: Lessons from Seattle’s Record Breaking Summers

This document provides guidance from healthcare stakeholders who shared lessons learned during the heat dome event in 2021 informed a response to the heat wave in the summer of 2022.

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The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) Trauma Types: Disaster

This resource provides information on natural disasters, including Extreme Heat Resources, and how they impact children and their families.

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Teen Prep Kit: Emergency Planning

This minute and a half video emphasizes the importance of emergency planning to prepare for and respond to hazards effectively, including heat waves.