Heat advisories have been issued in Georgia, beginning Wednesday, July 5, 2023. Temperatures are expected to climb, with the hottest days being Friday, July 7, 2023, and Sunday, July 9,2023. On hot days, the National Weather Service recommends staying indoors and not engaging in strenuous activities. If air conditioning is not available, please consider visiting an Extreme Heat Cooling Center near you.
Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.
** If you are a patient and believe this event will negatively impact access to care, please contact your local dialysis facility to understand treatment availability.**
Extreme Heat Resources:
- New York Times – Tracking Dangerous Heat in the U.S.
Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Coalition: