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
NATA Sports Conditioning and Sudden Death Guidelines