It’s the height of summer, and many people are excited to be spending more time outdoors after COVID-related closures. But along with the fresh air and sunshine there is extreme heat that can be dangerous to your health.
As your Lodge schedules activities outdoors this summer, take the heat into account. It could mean the difference between a memorable outing and a medical emergency.
Help your Lodge members, volunteers and guests stay safe in the heat with these tips.
What to Know About Extreme Heat
Each year, extreme heat results in significantly more weather-related fatalities than extreme cold according to NOAA. Here’s what to remember:
- Temperatures can rise to extreme levels quickly and sometimes without warning.
- High humidity, measured with the heat index, makes it feel even hotter outside.
- Full sun exposure may […]