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TAKE THESE PRECAUTIONS WHEN TRANSPORTING PEOPLE DURING HOT WEATHER
Be aware that older adults are particularly susceptible to heat related injury and death. Heatstroke occurs 12 to 13 times more often in persons 65 years or older than it does in younger persons.
When transporting people from your facility to another location during hot weather, HHSC encourages providers to:
In addition, knowing the signs of heat related illnesses helps ensure the safety of the people you serve during hot weather. Learn more at: