Protect yourself and your loved ones this winter from hypothermia.

What is hypothermia?

Hypothermia (“hypo” meaning low, “thermia” meaning temperature) is caused when the body is exposed to the cold for a long time and loses more heat than it can generate.

Who is at risk?

Anyone can get hypothermia. Certain people are at a greater risk and need to be extra careful:

Signs and symptoms of hypothermia:

People with hypothermia will begin shivering, but this sign can decrease and disappear in later stages.

Preventing hypothermia:

Treating hypothermia

This item was last modified on June 24, 2015