Illinois Department of Public Health Heat Safety Tips

By: Rosemary Piser
Hot weather with high humidity is forecasted for the next several days in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D. is reminding people about the importance of staying cool in order to avoid heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Dr. Shah said, "Hot weather can cause heat-related illness which ranges in severity from relatively mild heat cramps to life-threatening heat stroke.  It's important for people to recognize the signs of heat-related illness and take action to prevent becoming . . .

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