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PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 27, 2017) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA 137) “Kestrels” flies over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). The ship is participating in a sustainment training exercise in preparation for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dylan M. Kinee/Released)
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Extreme Heat

Extreme heat happens in the summer when temperatures are much hotter and/or humid than average, which means it varies by location. Exposure to extreme heat, particularly coupled with high levels of physical exertion and insufficient hydration, can cause serious health issues, and even death. 

We've provided these graphics and suggested social content for you use to communicate messages about extreme heat.


Approved Social Media Content

Feel free to tailor any of these approved social media messages to use locally on your platforms.

General Messages


Messaging for Older Adults


Messaging for Pet Safety


Messaging for Children's Safety


Risk for Heat-Related Illness


These graphics are available for your use on your web or social platforms.

Last Updated: September 07, 2023
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