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  • Delaware’s 2-1-1 hotline offers heat-relief services

  • With temperatures on the rise, state officials encourage Delaware residents who are vulnerable to extreme heat and need services — including seniors and people with disabilities or underlying medical conditions — to dial 2-1-1.
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  • With temperatures on the rise, state officials encourage Delaware residents who are vulnerable to extreme heat and need services — including seniors and people with disabilities or underlying medical conditions — to dial 2-1-1.
     As temperatures increase, instances of heat exhaustion, heat stroke, severe respiratory conditions and other heat-related illnesses also go up.
     Available 2-1-1 resources include the U.S. Department of Health and Social Services’ low-income home energy assistance program and the City of Wilmington’s free electric fan program for seniors.
     
    For more information, visit cdc.gov.
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