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CT Public Health 9h
Connecticut is having a heat wave! Extreme heat is the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the United States. Learn how to keep your family safe.
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CT Public Health 10h
Stop the insect bites and the itching! Essentials of insect repellant usage:
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CT Public Health 14h
Heat-related illnesses are preventable. Learn the symptoms and what to do if you or a loved one shows signs of having a heat-related illness.
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CT Public Health 14h
Summer is fast approaching. Cars heat up fast. Make sure you don’t leave your most precious cargo behind. Look Before You Lock!
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Governor Ned Lamont Jul 18
As a wave of extreme heat is approaching this weekend, cooling centers are opening throughout Connecticut. To locate one near you, call 2-1-1. The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for the entire state on Saturday.
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CTDESPP/DEMHS Jul 19
Extreme and dangerous heat over the next few days. If you or someone you know is in need of a cooling center, call 2-1-1.
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CDC Emerging Infections Jul 17
E. COLI OUTBREAK from ground bison: 21 illnesses in 7 states. Do not eat, sell, or serve recalled ground bison from Northfork Bison Distributions Inc.
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USDA Food Safety Jul 19
Marinades unlock tons of flavor in meat & poultry! For safety only marinate in the fridge. You can store marinated poultry in your refrigerator for 2 days & all other meats up to 5 days. Happy grilling!
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CT Public Health Jul 19
Heat stroke is a medical emergency. Know the signs.
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CT Public Health Jul 19
How much fluid do I really need to avoid dehydration? Hot weather reminders:
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CT Public Health Jul 19
Protect your health in the heat! Stay cool and hydrated. Learn how to prevent heat related illness. Call 2-1-1 to locate your nearest cooling center.
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CDC Jul 16
Don’t let ruin camp this summer! Wash hands thoroughly and often, and take other prevention steps.
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CDC Jul 16
CDC has observed a seasonal pattern to , with most cases occurring in late summer/early fall, every 2 years since 2014. CDC urges doctors to be alert for cases of sudden limb weakness especially during this time. Read the new AFM :
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CDC_NCBDDD Jul 17
Pregnant or could become pregnant? Keep up with regular medical check-ups and discuss all medications w/ your doctor—Rx, OTC, & herbal supplements:
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CT Public Health Jul 18
Working outdoors in the heat? Key safety reminders to prevent heat related illness.
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CT Public Health Jul 18
Make life jackets a must for children in and around natural bodies of water – such as lakes, rivers, or oceans – even if they know how to swim.
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CT Public Health Jul 18
Mosquitos breed in shallow water. Prevent by emptying standing water once a week ANYWHERE it collects: old tires, buckets, bird baths, etc.
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CT Public Health Jul 17
Its HOT today! Reduce risk of heat stroke or exhaustion by remaining in air conditioning when possible & continue hydration by drinking water. More extreme heat safety tips @
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USDA Food Safety Jul 17
E. COLI OUTBREAK from ground bison: 21 illnesses in 7 states. Do not eat, sell, or serve recalled ground bison from Northfork Bison Distributions Inc.
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CT Public Health Jul 17
Natural disasters & emergencies happen every day. Awareness is key to being prepared. Learn & plan:
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