You can contribute to "a nation of resilient communities" by educating yourself and others on disaster health topics related to extreme heat. NCDMPH has gathered resources for health professionals for all extreme heat-related events. By providing these resources, the Center aims to foster resilience through learning. The organization of this content is intended to facilitate self-directed learning as well as provide materials for educators.
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2. Diseases and Conditions: Heat Exhaustion. Mayo Clinic Website. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heat-exhaustion/basics/causes/con-20033366 Accessed June 6, 2016.