Planning for a heatwave in health and social care – For managers/supervisors in health and social care


The changing climate means that we can expect average temperatures to rise and heatwaves to become more common. Making preparations in advance of hot summer weather will enable health and social care to reduce ill-health and mortality caused by heatwaves. This guidance addresses managers and supervisors in health and social care.

More guidance, publications and educational materials about health effects of heatwaves (in Swedish).

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Swedish version of this publication

Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten
Number of pages: 2
Article number: 22186