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OSDH encourages preparedness for winter weather

 

December 26, 2018



The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages the public to take safety precautions for upcoming winter weather. Proper planning can reduce the risk of injury and illness while also ensuring a family is prepared for a major winter weather event.

Cold outdoor temperatures require residents to monitor not only their home temperature, but their body temperature as well. Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises infants less than 1 year of age should never sleep in a cold room because infants lose body heat more easily than adults. Room temperatures s...



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