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The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR serves the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances.

Blog: Your Health, Your Environment

Tracking Extreme Heat

Tracking Extreme Heat

Tracking heat stress illness hospitalizations is important to CDC. The CDC’s Tracking Network contains data on heat-related deaths and illnesses from 27 states and provides information to help you protect yourself from heat-related deaths or illnesses. Learn about how you can use the Tracking Network to see how extreme heat may affect your health.



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