Infographic: How to stay safe in winter weather

Dangerous snowy weather expected for much of the U.S. means people must know how to prevent—and treat—hypothermia, frostbite and other conditions.

Braving the elements takes on a whole new meaning when frigid temperatures and double-digit snowfalls are in the forecast.

If the people in your community are expecting winter storms, it might be a good time to kick your content marketing into gear.

This infographic —and other resources from health care agencies and providers—offer safety tips and information on exposure to extreme winter weather. For example, cold temperatures can cause a quick loss of heat that the body is unable to counteract. The result is hypothermia.

Communicators can share tips about the symptoms of hypothermia, which include:

  • Constant shivering

  • Loss of coordination

  • Shallow breathing

  • Difficulty forming thoughts

  • Slurred or incoherent speech

Take a look and get some additional details:

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