Triple-Digit Temperatures Ahead This Week
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Principal Bulletin Informational

Temperatures will climb above 100 degrees this week. Coaches, athletic directors, PE teachers and others who work outside with children should review CDC’s warning signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke:

Heat Exhaustion:

  • Heavy sweating
  • Weakness
  • Cold, pale, and clammy skin
  • Fast, weak pulse
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Fainting

What You Should Do:

  • Move the child to a cooler location.
  • Apply cool, wet cloths.
  • Give the child sips of water.

If the child has vomited and it continues, seek medical attention immediately.

Heat Stroke:

  • High body temperature (above 103°F)
  • Hot, red, dry or moist skin
  • Rapid and strong pulse
  • Possible unconsciousness

What You Should Do:

  • Call 911 immediately — this is a medical emergency.
  • Move the person to a cooler environment.
  • Reduce the person’s body temperature with cool cloths or even a bath.
  • Do NOT give fluids.