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Tips for how to stay safe in a heat wave
High heat exposure can be very dangerous for people in any age group but can be serious for the very young, the elderly, older adults, and people with existing health conditions including obesity. On hot days, it is important to remember how to protect oneself and family from the effects of extended high heat exposure. One can find tips at: www.co.shasta.ca.us/index/hhsa/health-safety/current-heath-concerns/heat and www.ready.gov/heat.
If one’s home or other environment becomes too hot, one is generally advised to visit a public air-conditioned place such as a mall, local library, senior or veterans’ center, or a Cooling Center (when available). When local authorities open cooling centers, that information is posted on this page.
Public Air Conditioned Places
If you are not sure where to find an air-conditioned place in Shasta County, PG&E has a website to help: