Cold and winter weather can bring dangerously low temperatures, heavy snow, strong winds, ice, sleet and freezing rain. People can get sick, injured and even die from cold temperatures and winter storms. Spending time in the cold — indoors and outdoors — can be dangerous, especially for people who:
Below are some resources to help keep you and your family safe during cold weather.
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