MOH again urges people to protect themselves from excessive heat exposure

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is again urging people to protect themselves from excessive heat exposure.

Jamaica, is among several Caribbean countries, experiencing a heat season that is typically between May and October, each year.

This year, extremely high temperatures are being recorded.

Director of Emergency, Disaster Management and Special Services, Dr. Nicole Dawkins Wright is reminding persons to take the necessary precautions, as excessive heat stress is harmful and potentially fatal.


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