Take precautions during cold weather

County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and the Oakland County Health Division advise residents to take precautions against extreme cold and to check on at-risk individuals. Wind chill temperatures are forecasted to be as low as -20 to -35 degrees Fahrenheit. These temperatures can result in hypothermia or frostbite, both of which can be life threatening. “While anyone can be affected by extreme cold, infants and elderly are particularly at risk, as are people with impaired circulation, asthma … [Read more...]