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Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Thu, Feb 19 at 6:00pm EDT

SAVING LIVES WITH GUS: Don't get frostbite!!

Outdoor winter thermometer showing -30 degrees

Signs and symptoms of frostbite include:

  • A slightly painful, prickly or itching sensation
  • Red, white, pale or grayish-yellow skin
  • Hard or waxy-looking skin
  • A cold or burning feeling
  • Numbness
  • Clumsiness due to joint and muscle stiffness
  • Blistering, in severe cases

Read more about symptoms and treatment. Watch this video designed to educate, entertain and deliver lifesaving tips with high-tech mannequins.



frostbite Saving Lives with Gus


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