East Wenatchee, WA – A long, record-breaking heatwave will impact the Pacific Northwest. The National
Weather Service is forecasting temperatures of up to 110 degrees beginning this weekend. Learn more about
the forecasted heatwave at: https://www.weather.gov/.
Potential health impacts due to heatwaves include: increase in water-related accidents, heat-sensitive
infrastructure (i.e., road/rail buckling, sagging power lines), increase in heat-related illnesses and power
outages that could limit access to cooling.
Follow these steps to avoid heat-related accidents and illnesses:
If you don’t have access to an air conditioner, the following facilities are available as cooling centers:
For additional locations of Cooling Centers go to: https://www.facebook.com/ChelanDouglasHD.
CDHD wants to remind its residents that heat-related illnesses like heat strokes, heat exhaustion, heat
cramps, sunburn and heat rashes are preventable. Seek medical attention if you are experiencing severe
symptoms such as high body temperature, heavy sweating, fainting, dizziness, nausea, headaches or muscle
cramps. For additional information visit: https://www.cdc.gov/
To stay informed on local public health, visit www.cdhd.wa.gov and follow CDHD on Facebook, Twitter and
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