Domesticated and Wild Animals, Regardless of Size, Are Affected by Heat Waves, Study Finds

Americans have transitioned from worrying about COVID to grappling with going heat waves. Triple digit temperatures during the summer have become a norm nationwide. It puts those experiencing homelessness, and anyone without access to air conditioning, at risk of experiencing heat-related illnesses, and it endangers both pets and wildlife. Yes, animals are adversely affected by the[…]

Hot Weather Tips

Stay Cool   Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing.   Stay Cool Indoors: Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. If your home does not have air conditioning, go to the shopping mall or public library—even a few hours spent in air conditioning can help your body stay cooler when you[…]

Heat Exhaustion Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

According to Doctors – here’s how to know when you need to cool off.   Heat-related deaths and illnesses are entirely preventable—and yet, extreme heat causes 618 deaths in the US each year, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. Generally speaking, heat-related illnesses occur when the body isn’t able to properly cool itself[…]

Keep People and Pets Safe in the Heat

Safety in the Summer Heat Never leave a living thing unattended in a motor vehicle!  Heat related motor vehicle emergencies are entirely preventable, see below for ways to keep your loved ones safe.  For other ways to help keep your family, friends, and pets safe this summer download our Hyperthermia brochure (English version or Spanish version) for[…]

Top Sunscreens of 2018

Consumer Reports tested 73 products and found 13 to recommend. Did your go-to sunscreen make the list?   May 11, 2018 — Despite concerns about chemical sunscreens, they protect you better from the sun than “natural” sunscreens, Consumer Reports’ latest sunscreen report finds.   No natural sunscreen — products made with titanium dioxide, zinc oxide[…]

Safety in the Summer Heat | National Safety Month

Keep People and Pets Safe in the Heat Never leave a living thing unattended in a motor vehicle!  Heat related motor vehicle emergencies are entirely preventable, see below for ways to keep your loved ones safe.  For other ways to help keep your family, friends, and pets safe this summer download our Hyperthermia brochure (English version or Spanish[…]