Extreme Heat: Beat the Heat!


June 2024

Extreme heat kills. 350 New Yorkers died prematurely last year from preventable heat illness. If you’re elderly or have other health conditions like heart disease or asthma, you’re at even higher risk, among other factors.

Extreme heat is a serious threat in New York City, and New Yorkers need to be extra careful during hot summer months. Extreme heat means high heat and humidity with temperatures that are much higher than normal (10 degrees or more) lasting for several days.

It is important to understand your risk to extreme heat and make a heat emergency plan that works for you and your family.

Read more at: https://www.nyc.gov/site/em/ready/extreme-heat.page.

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