By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– High temperatures reaching up to 106 degrees are expected in portions of San Bernardino County from Tuesday through Friday. County residents may experience increased temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above normal for this time of year. The County Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare has issued a heat advisory recommending residents to take precautions that will help prevent heat-related illness.
High or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. Most vulnerable are the elderly, those who work or exercise outdoors, infants and children, the homeless or poor, and people with chronic medical conditions.
Take the necessary precautions to prevent serious health effects such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke by following the tips below.
For more information on the extreme heat visit the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health website at http://www.sbcounty.gov/dph/publichealth/ph_divisions/preparedness_response/natural_disasters.asp
Or visit the California Department of Public Health website at: http://www.bepreparedcalifornia.ca.gov/BeInformed/NaturalDisasters/ExtremeHeat/Pages/ExtremeHeat.aspx