Citizens of San Antonio are no strangers to high
temperatures and humidity during the summer months. Every year, people across the country die due to heat-related illness, so it’s important to know what you can do to prevent heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has implemented the “Beat the Heat” campaign in order to educate the community of the dangers and precautions that can be taken during excessive heat.
Below you will find basic information on heat injury prevention as well as resources available to the community to assist with staying cool.