Potential health effects of wildfires, and steps to minimize their effects and protect children.
Heat and Fire Safety
As a heat wave sweeps over Orange County, remember that high temperatures can increase the risk of heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Here are some tips to help stay cool: • Drink plenty of water. Don’t wait until you are thirsty. • Stay cool indoors. If your home is not air […]
CHOC would like to remind everyone to never leave your child alone in a car, not even for a minute. Since 1998, more than 550 children across the United States have died from heatstroke while unattended in cars. Purple Ribbon Month is recognized annually during the month of August and serves as a reminder that […]