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Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety

Also available in: Spanish 

Exposure to cold temperatures can cause other serious or life-threatening health problems, particularly to infants and the elderly. This consumer health education brochure provides advice on preventin... Details >

National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hypothermia: A Cold Weather Hazard  External Link

Also available in: Spanish   External Link

Cold weather is very risky for older people. Almost everyone knows about winter dangers such as broken bones from falls on ice or breathing problems caused by cold air. But the winter chill can also l... Details >

National Institute on Aging Information Center

Preventing Frostbite and Hypothermia  External Link

Prolonged exposure to low temperatures, wind or moisture—whether it be on a ski slope or in a stranded car—can result in cold-related illnesses such as frostbite and hypothermia. This fact sheet from ... Details >

National Safety Council  External Link