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Hot and humid conditions expected, resources for health and safety

June 14, 2024


Hot and humid conditions are expected next week.  Hot and humid air can bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index approaching the high-risk category. The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

Effects of heat illness include: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions. Staff and students should drink plenty of water even before feeling thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Those working outdoors should take regularly scheduled breaks in a cool place.

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