Prevention and Combating Heat Stress
Government of West Bengal
Directorate of Health Services
P.H. & C.D.
Swasthya Bhawan (Wing-B, 1st Floor)
Block – GN, No. – 29, Sector – V,
Salt Lake, Kolkata -700 091
HPH/10C-01-07/Pt-I/960 Dated: 01.04.2014
The Chief Medical Officer of Health,
Bankura, Birbhum, Burdwan, Hooghly, Howrah, Malda, Murshidabad, Nadia, North 24 Parganas, Paschim Medinipur, Purba Medinipur, Purulia, South 24 Parganas, Bishnupur Health District, Rampurhat Health District, Asansol Health District, Bashirhat Health District, Nandigram Health District, Diamond Harbour Health District.
Sub: Prevention and Combating ‘Heat Stress’.
Sudden increase in temperature is being experienced in some districts of our state and as per prediction of Meteorological Department the Heat stress is going to continue. It is major parts of our State may experience ‘Heat Stress’ during the coming summer.
In order to combat the effect of ‘Heat Stress’, some preventive measures have been suggested and prescribed in the form of guidelines attached herewith which are to be followed strictly. Steps are to be undertaken for creating awareness of people at large regarding the preventive measures .
Enclo: As stated bove.
Sd/- Joint Director of Health Services
(PH & CD), West Bengal
HPH/960 dated 01.04.2014, SourceHealth, Heat Stress