Health Department Warns About High Temps and Children’s Safety

As temperatures climb, so does the risk for heat-related illness due to hyperthermia (overheating). The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reminds parents that children’s bodies overheat easily, and infants and children under age 4 are among those at greatest risk for heat-related illnesses. Heat stroke is one of the leading causes of non-crash, vehicle–related death for children. In the…

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