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Heat Related Illness

Dear PAMPA families, our friends at CHOA have provided us with some helpful information on heat related illness. See the statement below, with the attached links.

Resources for preventing heat related illness
 
As you know, Georgia can be really hot during the summer months. With water sports, outdoor camps, and preseason sports training please ensure your children are enjoying these activities safely.

Heat stroke is the third most common cause of death in high school students in the United States. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has created the resources below to be of assistance to you in educating yourself about heat-related illness:

Please feel free to discuss this important subject with your providers at P.A.M.P.A as we continue to encourage safe participation in outdoor sports and activities.

 





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