Regional
5:38 am
Sun June 22, 2008

Heat Wave could be Dangerous to Residents and Pets

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico Department of Health Region Five Health Ffficer Eugene Marciniak, says there are several groups of people who are most vulnerable to heat related complications including children, the elderly and residents with mental health disorders.

The symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke include heavy sweating, often pale skin, muscle cramps, dizziness and fatigue.