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Safety - Health

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Personal health and well being should be a concern of all activities of daily living. This includes those activities that are done for recreational enjoyment. Though often not encountered, there are some health hazards that have potential exposure for those visiting our lands. To become familiar with these hazards, click on the following links for an in depth explanation of the process, potential for exposure, and safety measures.

For more information on health related hazards see:

Lyme Disease

Hantavirus

Hypothermia and Frostbite

Heat Exhaustion/Heat Stroke



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Last modified March 28, 2013
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