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Signs and Symptoms
of Heat Related Illness

  • Heavy sweating
  • Paleness
  • Muscle cramps
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Headache
  • Rapid pulse
  • Tiredness, weakness or dizziness

If you see someone suffering from heat related illness, help cool the person using available methods such as moving them to the shade or air conditioning, a cool bath, cold compress, or spraying them with water.

Be alert for the following symptoms of heat related illness and seek medical attention immediately for:

  • Extremely high body temperature
  • Unconsciousness
  • Red, hot, dry skin (no sweating)
  • Worsening symptoms

For more information please visit www.cdc.gov/extremeheat

Stay Cool, Stay Hydrated, Stay Informed

Contact Information

Contact us by Phone
2300 County Center Drive
Suite 220 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.46229, -122.725377
2796 Ventura Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.468072, -122.722714
3313 Chanate Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
38.468828, -122.708445

County Administrator's Office

Public Information Officer

575 Administration Drive
Room 104
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.4649015, -122.7277332

Emergency Dial 9-1-1

Dial 911

If you are currently experiencing an actual emergency, please dial 911.

The Heat Index

The Heat Index

This chart from the National Weather Service shows how hot the heat-humidity combination makes it feel.


As relative humidity increases, the air seems warmer than it actually is because the body is less able to cool itself via evaporation of perspiration.

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