This FEMA site contains information on being safe during a winter storm including steps to take before, during, and after a winter storm to help protect you, your loved ones, and property.
This National Athletic Trainers’ Association position statement provides recommendations for Certified Athletic Trainers and others participating in athletic health care with the specific knowledge and problem-solving skills needed to address environmental cold injuries.
This link is a .pdf file meant as a simplified handout that provides information on the four common environmental cold injuries—hypothermia, frostbite, chilblain and immersion foot—as well as safety tips. The handout helps educate members of the community on the possible dangers cold weather presents as well as creates awareness of the signs to lookout for and safety precautions to take.
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Physical Therapy Consultants Inc. December 11th, 2016
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