Excessive Heat Symptoms with Metro Area Cooling Sites

METRO AREA COOLING SITES FOR PERSONS SUFFERING FROM EXCESSIVE HEAT

According to WebMD, persons whose core temperature has reached  104-106 degrees and are exhibiting the following symptoms should seek immediate medical attention:
  • red or flushed skin with no sweatingDepressedSeniorMan
  • rapid pulse
  • slow or weakened heartbeat
  • difficulty breathing
  • strange behavior
  • hallucinations
  • confusion
  • agitation
  • seizures
  • disorientation
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • headache
  • excessive thirst
  • muscle cramps and aches
  • fainting
  • convulsions

If the person does not get better immediately after getting into a cooler location, seek medical care ASAP. Heat Exhaustion is to be taken seriously as it can be fatal!

 

 

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