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rising b.c. temperatures prompt alert system to prevent heat-related deaths - outside air conditioner

by:HICOOL     2021-10-11
rising b.c. temperatures prompt alert system to prevent heat-related deaths  -  outside air conditioner
With at least six days of warm weather finally coming, a new high temperature weather alarm system designed to prevent high temperatures
Related deaths are getting closer to being used for the first time.
The system was conceived after the BC Centers for Disease Control research found several heatwaves in 2009 that killed more than 200 people across the province.
With at least six days of warm weather finally coming, a new high temperature weather alarm system designed to prevent high temperatures
Related deaths are getting closer to being used for the first time.
The system was conceived after the BC Centers for Disease Control research found several heatwaves in 2009 that killed more than 200 people across the province.
The study was the first to study how many "excess deaths" could have been caused by extreme temperatures climbing to 34 degrees.
4 degrees Celsius in Vancouver and 38 degrees Celsius in abertsford.
Author of the report
Tom costasky, an international expert on hot topics
The death of the day and the author of a new analysis of B. C.
Data from the Canadian Journal of Public Health show that more people will die when temperatures persist above 17 degrees.
However, a new alarm system will not be triggered unless there is an ongoing temperature (
More than two days)
In Vancouver, more than 32 degrees Celsius, measured at Vancouver International Airport, measured at Fraser tsford airport, and 36 degrees Celsius in the Fraser area.
Kosatsky's research led to Coastal Health in Vancouver (VCH)
Canada's Fraser Health and Environment Department will issue a warning when long hot weather poses a threat to public health.
Under the new notification system, the health care authorities will turn the weather report of Environment Canada into a press release and provide tips to overcome the heat.
"In fact, the news release of hot weather will be a signal for the municipalities and the public to prepare [because]
"The hot weather is coming," said Dr. VCH medical and health officer . "Meena Dawar.
She said that the early warning system will help the public by keeping moisture, especially those with chronic health conditions, very young people and very old people, prepare for the heat and stay away from the heat, drink more liquid.
Heatstroke can develop into coma and heatstroke.
The associated death may be due to kidney failure, heart failure, or heat
Brain injury caused
Dawar said health authorities rely on the media to cooperate by communicating alerts.
Public health information will tell people the location of the cooling station or water station.
The municipality will set up drinking water stations and fountains on water tankers or fire hydrants.
The water supplied by the fire hydrant can be safely drunk, Dawar said.
Extreme high temperature suggestions will include the following tips: drink cold, no
Alcoholic beverages (
Preferably water);
Don't wait until your mouth is dry.
Spend hours in the air every day
All the necessary facilities, including shopping center, library, community center and restaurant, are available for guests.
Use the public swimming pool, water park, swimming pool or take a cold shower or shower.
At the recommended temperature, the fan alone is invalid.
Sitting in front of the fan applying a cool fine mist or wet towel is a quick way to cool down.
Wear clothes for the weather.
Wear large clothes to protect yourself from the sun
Hats and sunglasses.
Keep your home cool.
Open the window, close the curtains and use the air conditioner. Avoid sunburn.
Keep in the shade or use sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 30.
Avoid fatigue or exercise.
If you have to exercise, drink two or four drinks.
Alcohol per hour.
Limit outdoor activities to early morning and evening.
Never leave your child or pet in a parked car alone.
When the external temperature is 34 °c, the temperature in the enclosed vehicle can rise to 52 °c within 20 minutes.
Sun health reporter @ sunny versun.
ComBlog: versun.
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