Beat the Heat: Staying Safe in Extreme Conditions

Temperatures are soaring across the country. Help your community members stay informed and prepared for extreme heat conditions this summer by sharing Beat the Heat: Staying Safe in Extreme Conditions, a guide created by the Public Health Communications Collaborative in partnership with the Health Action Alliance.

Please note: The original version of this resource was published on June 21, 2024. Informed by audience feedback, the Public Health Communications Collaborative published a revised version of this resource on July 1, 2024.

Download all files: PDF on Staying Safe in Extreme Heat Conditions (English + Spanish versions) and shareable graphics

PDF: Beat the Heat: Staying Safe in Extreme Conditions

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Social Media Sample Posts

Sample Posts (English)

     

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  • ☀️[Name of community/county/city/etc.]: As temperatures continue to soar, it’s important to stay informed and prepared for extreme heat conditions. Check out this guide to keep yourself and your loved ones safe this summer: [link to resource]
  • [Name of community/county/city/etc.], How are you beating the heat this summer? Learn about the causes and effects of extreme heat, the symptoms of heat-related illness, and precautions you can take to protect your health during high temps: [link to resource]
  • ⛱️During periods of extreme heat, your body has to work harder to keep you cool. Use the tips in this guide to keep yourself and others safe when it’s hot outside: [link to resource]

Sample Posts (Spanish)

      

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  • ☀️[Nombre de la comunidad/el condado/la ciudad/etc.]: Ahora que las temperaturas siguen aumentando, es importante mantenerse informado y prepararse para condiciones de calor extremo. Consulte esta guía y descubra cómo usted y sus seres queridos pueden protegerse durante el verano: [link to resource]
  • [Nombre de la comunidad/el condado/la ciudad/etc.], ¿cómo van a combatir el calor este verano? Infórmese sobre las causas y efectos del calor extremo, los síntomas de las enfermedades causadas por el calor y las precauciones que puede tomar para proteger su salud cuando sube mucho la temperatura: [link to resource]
  • ⛱️Durante un período de calor extremo, su cuerpo tiene que esforzarse más para refrescarse. Siga los consejos de esta guía para que todos estén protegidos cuando hace calor afuera: [link to resource]

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