Genesis Offers Tips On Surviving And Thriving During Winter Storms

The impending Winter Storm Warning for the Quad-Cities region is the perfect time to review Winter Safety Tips. A winter storm can mean extended interruptions of power and heat in your home. Here are tips from Genesis emergency department physicians and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stay safe and comfortable in severe winter weather. Hypothermia Overexposure to cold temperatures or cold water can be deadly. Here are some tips for treating overexposure: Warning signs: Confusion or sleepiness; slowed, slurred speech, or shallow breathing; weak pulse or low blood pressure; a behavior... Read More