Heat Stroke http://wxpr.org en Heat Can Pose Significant Health Risk http://wxpr.org/post/heat-can-pose-significant-health-risk <p>With summer set to begin, it’s Heat Awareness Day Thursday.&nbsp;</p><p>Emergency officials and the Oneida County Health Department say heat can be a <a href="http://www.co.oneida.wi.gov/docview.asp?docid=16315&amp;locid=184" target="_blank">real danger</a>…especially for some older adults, infants and young children, and people with certain health conditions.&nbsp;</p><p>Community health specialist Marta Koelling says don’t be tempted to leave children or pets in a hot car while you’re doing errands…as the air inside can heat up 20 to 30 degrees in a few minutes.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:44:41 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 19577 at http://wxpr.org Heat Can Pose Significant Health Risk Heat Related Problems Occur Fast For Kids and Pets http://wxpr.org/post/heat-related-problems-occur-fast-kids-and-pets <P>Leaving pets or children unattended on warm summer days is an invitation to real problems says an emergency management spokesperson.</P> <P>Dawn Robinson from Oneida County Emergency Management says overheating occurs quickly on sunny days...</P> <P><I><U>"....it doesn't take much for the inside temperature of a vehicle to raise 40 degrees to an 80 egree day with sunshine. Heat stroke can occur on relatively mild days, even 70 degrees. So we want people to be aware that children and pets should be left home if possible. Sat, 01 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Ken Krall 3016 at http://wxpr.org Heat Related Problems Occur Fast For Kids and Pets