Aroostook County EMA Blog
Learn How to Avoid Heat-related Illnesses and Death The human body is normally able to regulate its temperature through sweating, until it is exposed to more heat than it can handle. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke can escalate rapidly, leading to delirium, organ damage and even death. In 2018, 162 people died in the U.S. from exposure to excessive heat, according to Injury Facts. People most at risk include: Infants and young children, especially if left in hot cars People 65 and...
Here is a link to AARP Maine with some great information! Some great answers to your questions and helpful links to programs in your area.
Looking for some help? – This link has more great resources for Senior Citizens, everything from Mental Health and Social Isolation to Healthy Living and Finances. Please check it out!
Follow this link to get updated information on what you can do as a Senior to better protect yourself and your loved ones!
A Big Thank You to Dr. Chunzeng Wang and the UMPI GIS Lab for the updated COVID-19 Maps of Maine.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published interim guidance on COVID-19 for all first responders. This includes the fire service, emergency medical services (EMS), law enforcement and emergency management officials. If you anticipate close contact with persons with confirmed or possible COVID-19 in the course of your work, please read this guidance.
Here is some insightful information to help you, your family and your community, through this Pandemic.
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