Hot Weather Safety Awareness

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Release date: 
July 9, 2001
Release Number: 
R7-01-28

Kansas City, MO -- The summer is a time for backyard cookouts, lazy afternoons spent at the pool and evenings whacking balls at the softball diamond. It is also a time when the hot weather can easily overcome anyone who works or plays outside. This is especially true for people in at-risk categories such as young children, people with chronic illnesses and the elderly.

Here are a few Web sites with important information, safety tips and preventative measures you can take to ensure your summer is a warm but safe one.

Last Updated: 
July 19, 2012 - 23:02
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