OUSD Excessive Heat Warning

Orange,CA. (August 28, 2017) – It is expected that this week Southern California will be experiencing above normal temperatures. In order to ensure the safety and well-being of your students, please review the attached resources and use as appropriate. Consider distributing them to your coaching staff, student athletes and parents. Implementing a local Hot Weather Practice policy based on these resources is critical during these periods.

To determine the Heat Index and other weather related information for Orange County cities, please visit: RSS Weather for Orange
Or for information regarding weather around the State of California visit: RSS Weather for Califonrnia

Also, please visit the OCDE Hydrated & Healthy website (www.ocde.us/Hydration) regarding information and free educational videos for coaches, athletes and parents. 

Attached are some helpful documents:
Guidelines for Athletic Practice
Guidelines for Schools
Healthy Hydration
NATA Sports Conditioning and Sudden Death Guidelines

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The Orange Unified School District educates approximately 28,000 K-12 grade students in the Cities of Orange, Villa Park, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and unincorporated county areas.  In partnership with our community, we provide a safe, equitable, and innovative culture of learning for each scholar to have a competitive EDGE as a leader.