Extreme heat can lead to serious health issues. Exposure to heat may lead to heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and even death.
The Maryland Department of Health monitors extreme heat conditions from May through September.
to view our Heat-Related Illness Surveillance Reports. Click here
to view our 2021 Heat Emergency Plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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