WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY
Heat related illnesses are a clear and present danger for hikers, outdoor adventurers, concert goers, laborers, runners, and even seniors. Heat illness is a continuum, and if ignored, it can rapidly progress to life-threatening situations.
Many heat related trips to the hospital result from a lack of situational awareness coupled with a lack of understanding of dehydration.
The sultry heat of summer is upon us. Here’s what you may want to know to stay safe while enjoying the parks, trails, waterways and beaches in and around Oakland County.