Severe Weather Health Risks and Response

severe weather tornado and home on plainsKyle Nelson joined the team again this week to talk about weather hazards and health risks associated with them. The U.S. has been struck by a wave of severe weather over the last few weeks including severe storms, tornadoes, and extreme heat waves. Kyle breaks down the weather patterns at play.

Tornado Occurrence Graph

National Weather Service Health Hazards Stats

Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group talks about the response risks to people on the ground and the victims themselves. He also teases an upcoming episode where he’ll be talking about new research into heads-up CPR survival rates and initiatives.

This episode is hosted by Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley.

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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