How to Identify Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

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With a heat wave expected on the South Shore this week, it's important to take precautions to avoid heat-related illness — particularly for at-risk populations.

High temperatures can put you at risk for a number of heat-related conditions, particularly heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Along with preventing these conditions by staying hydrated and limiting physical activity, it's important to know how to spot and treat these heat-related illnesses.

By staying prepared, you'll be able to safely enjoy all that a South Shore summer has to offer.
 

How to Identify Heat Exhaustion

A graphic explaining the signs and treatments for heat exhaustion.

 

 

 

How to Identify Heat Stroke

A graphic detailing the symptoms and treatments for heat stroke