January 10, 2014

Extreme Cold Weather Safety

snowTemperatures continue to remain in the single digits with wind chills dropping below zero.   Residents are encouraged to take the following health and safety precautions:

• Tune into local radio or television for updates on changing weather conditions.
• Stay indoors if possible.
• Dress warmly and stay dry.  Dress in several layers of loose fitting clothing.
• Avoid physical exertion.
• Be cautious when traveling.  Check and restock your car emergency supply kit.

For extreme cold weather safety fact sheets, visit the Clermont County General Health District’s website at    http://www.clermonthealthdistrict.org/.  For additional preparedness information, visit: www.ready.gov/winter-weather.