Get an accurate measurement of heat stress using a wet-bulb globe thermometer which accounts for ambient temperature, relative humidity and radiation from the sun. If the WBGT is greater than 28 degrees C (82 degrees F), an athletic event should be delayed, rescheduled, or moved.
During Activity - Keep Hydrated
Water loss that is not regained increases the risk for heat illness. Be prepared and ready to support your athletes’ needs by stocking up on hydration now.
Emergency Heat Response
The goal is to lower the body temperature to 102 degrees F or less within 30 minutes of collapse.
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