CHA News Article

National Weather Service Warns of Excessive Heat Through Tomorrow

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat alert from 7 a.m. June 19 through 7 p.m. June 21 for portions of Southern California, with a reminder that elderly and other health-compromised individuals are more susceptible to extreme temperature and dehydration.

Facilities must implement recommended precautionary measures to keep individuals safe and comfortable during extremely hot weather and must have contingency plans in place to deal with the loss of air conditioning, or, if air conditioning is not available, take measures to ensure patients and residents are free of adverse conditions that may cause heat-related health complications. More information is available in the attached fact sheet.