Heat-Related Illnesses In Clayton County Ga

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Heat-Related Illnesses In Clayton County Ga

August 15
01:14 2020
Heat-Related Illnesses In Clayton County Ga

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It gets hot here in Clayton County Ga. Sadly many get sick because of the heat. Steve Cassell of JSC Enterprises shares some some helpful CDC reminders on heat related illnesses. Learn what to look for and what a person can do to help them self.

It is hot here in the southeast. There is a very good reason they call it HOT-lanta.

Please protect yourself.

Stay inside where its nice and cool.

If you must go outside where protective clothing and drink plenty of water.

Here are some helpful tips from Steve Cassell of JSC Enterprises LLC a local contractor that does air conditioning repair in Locust Grove. This resource was originally found here on the CDC site. 

HEAT STROKE – WHAT TO LOOK FOR

• High body temperature (103°F or higher)
• Hot, red, dry, or damp skin
• Fast, strong pulse
• Headache
• Dizziness
• Nausea
• Confusion
• Losing consciousness (passing out)

HEAT STROKE — WHAT TO DO

• Call 911 right away-heat stroke is a medical emergency
• Move the person to a cooler place
• Help lower the person’s temperature with cool cloths or a cool bath
• Do not give the person anything to drink

HEAT EXHAUSTION — WHAT TO LOOK FOR

• Heavy sweating
• Cold, pale, and clammy skin
• Fast, weak pulse
• Nausea or vomiting
• Muscle cramps
• Tiredness or weakness
• Dizziness
• Headache
• Fainting (passing out)

HEAT EXHAUSTION — WHAT TO DO

• Move to a cool place
• Loosen your clothes
• Put cool, wet cloths on your body or take a cool bath
• Sip water

Get medical help right away if:

• You are throwing up
• Your symptoms get worse
• Your symptoms last longer than 1 hour

HEAT CRAMPS — WHAT TO LOOK FOR

• Heavy sweating during intense exercise
• Muscle pain or spasms

HEAT CRAMPS — WHAT TO DO

• Stop physical activity and move to a cool place
• Drink water or a sports drink
• Wait for cramps to go away before you do any more physical activity

Get medical help right away if:

• Cramps last longer than 1 hour
• You’re on a low-sodium diet
• You have heart problems

SUNBURN — WHAT TO LOOK FOR

• Painful, red, and warm skin
• Blisters on the skin

SUNBURN — WHAT TO DO

• Stay out of the sun until your sunburn heals
• Put cool cloths on sunburned areas or take a cool bath
• Put moisturizing lotion on sunburned areas
• Do not break blisters

HEAT RASH — WHAT TO LOOK FOR

• Red clusters of small blisters that look like pimples on the skin (usually on the neck, chest, groin, or in elbow creases)

HEAT RASH — WHAT TO DO

• Stay in a cool, dry place
• Keep the rash dry
• Use powder (like baby powder) to soothe the rash

Air conditioning Maintenance

Keep air condioning in Locust Grove running optimally by regularly maintaining it so it will be available when a person overheats.

JSC Enterprises LLC does air conditioning repair in Locust Grove. By installing air conditioner hepa filters in Locust Grove homeowners can protect the air their family breaths. 

  

Media Contact
Company Name: JSC Enterprises of Locust Grove
Contact Person: Steve Cassell
Email: Send Email
Phone: (470) 594-5868
Address:17 Seabolt Rd
City: Locust Grove
State: GA
Country: United States
Website: http://www.heatandairatlanta.com/locations/ac-repair-locust-grove-ga/

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