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CDPH Issues Hot Summer Weather Advisory

The California Department of Public Health has released a Hot Weather Advisory and fact sheet on preventing summer heat injuries. Hospitals should monitor weather predictions for fluctuations in extreme temperatures, and have contingency plans in place to address the loss of air conditioning which may lead to heat-related health complications. The fact sheet has information on how to protect against heat injuries, how to recognize signs of heat stroke and exhaustion, and what to do if they occur. The information is available at  http://cdph.ca.gov/certlic/facilities/Documents/LNC-AFL-12-25.pdf.

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