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Extreme Heat

According to National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Despite this fact, approximately 1,220 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. 

The below MSHPCHE brochures are available to provide tips and resources to help Mississippi residents stay safe in the extreme heat. Please feel free to download, print, and share with your patients, clients, and community members.

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The Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers Program

EPA has selected 16 Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers (EJ TCTACs) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy that will receive $177 million to help underserved and overburdened communities across the country. 

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