Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on Jul 08, 2015 on Petplan Pet Insurance Before you burst out the door with Fido on a summer day, stop to think — is the street too hot for four-legged feet? We all know the phrase “hot enough to fry an egg,” but pavement can also be hot enough to burn pets’ paws. I’ve seen plenty of burned paw pads (including my own dog’s).
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Written by Guest (not verified) on Jun 21 2019 - 3:35pm
Written by rudyarispe on Jul 3 2018 - 10:39am
With San Antonio temperatures breaking the 100-degree mark already, 83-year-old Delia Reyes isn’t looking forward to the long summer months ahead. “It’s been tough because it’s been too hot, and I don’t have good air-conditioning,” Reyes said. “It’s been particularly hard because I’ve been sick lately.”
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 28 2017 - 5:55pm
The Department of Human Services, City of San Antonio, and Haven for Hope are reaching out to help the most vulnerable community members as San Antonio braces for near-record high temperatures this weekend. The Department of Human Services (DHS) will open four facilities from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 29 and Sunday July 30 as cooling stations. The sites, covering four quadrants of the city, are:
Written by admin_charlotteanne on Jul 6 2016 - 6:08pm
This week: San Antonio hits a Level Two Heat Advisory, what the new anti-idling ordinance means; more on the Brackenridge Park draft master plan and a look back at San Antonio Pride festival and parade. : Extreme Heat
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 6 2016 - 3:47pm
Updated for 2019: The San Antonio Office of Emergency Management has created a handy map of local libraries, community centers and senior centers that have been identified as cooling stations. Head to any of the locations on the map below during the noted site hours to get some relief from the heat!
Written by City of San Antonio on Aug 12 2015 - 5:16pm
Residents will continue to enjoy staying cool, active and fit by visiting one of the Parks and Recreation Department’s four regional pools during the extended pool season. The regional pools will operate from Tuesday, Aug. 18, through Sunday, Sept. 27. During this time, the community is welcome to visit any of the following pools:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 27 2015 - 8:56pm
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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13 2015 - 6:09pm
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Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 4 2014 - 3:18pm
With spring in the air, temperatures in south Texas can climb high quickly. With winter behind, people are not acclimated yet to deal with high degrees. Temperatures this week have reached above average readings and the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) notifies the community to take precautions against increasing heat. Excessive heat events are common in the San Antonio area and south Texas. These events are public health threats because they often increase the number of daily deaths and nonfatal adverse health outcomes in affected populations.