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As extreme hot weather approaches, residents should take precautions to prevent heat-related stress and exhaustion. Oppressively hot air with a heat index of 100° F or greater has been associated with excess mortality. Those especially at risk are very young children, elderly adults, and people with chronic medical conditions and/or taking certain medications. Friends, relatives, or neighbors should check on people who may be at risk. You may also contact the Conshohocken Police Department to check-in on those that may need assistance.  

Those needing special accommodations to install an air conditioning window unit in their home may contact the Conshohocken Police Department at 610-828-4032. A Conshohocken Borough Police Officer or employee of the Public Services Department will respond for assistance.  

Here are some helpful tips on how to alleviate the effects of the hot weather: 

  • Drink plenty of non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated fluids. 
  • Wear lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. 
  • If at all possible, try to get outdoor work completed during the morning to avoid the warmest part of the day. 
  • Keep windows and interior doors open when running a fan at home. 
  • Keep cool by seeking an air-conditioned building if available, if not, seek rest in the shade.
  • Most of the Senior Adult Activity Centers (SAACs) are air-conditioned, as are malls and libraries. 

For general hot weather and heat exhaustion/stroke information, check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website or the Montgomery County Office of Public Safety webpage.

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400 Fayette Street, Suite 200
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Phone: (610) 828-1092
Fax: (610) 828-0920

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Fax: (610) 828-5243

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