Municipal Heat Wave Response Plans
Bernard, S. and McGeehin, M.A. (2004). Municipal Heat Wave Response Plans. American Journal of Public Health. 94(9):1520.
The authors review heat wave plans from 18 cities and list recommendations for overcoming challenges (e.g., targeted outreach geared towards the socially isolated, begin prevention efforts before high temperatures arrive, and collect and use data to determine the effectiveness of interventions).