Clark County officials launch heat safety awareness campaign

County and health district officials launched an initiative aimed at raising awareness about heat-related illness Thursday morning.

County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick, Southern Nevada Health District Health Officer Dr. Fermin Leguen, Clark County Fire Chief John Steinbeck and National Weather Service Meteorologist Dan Berc began the campaign outside of the Clark County Government Building.

Officials shared resources and information about heat-related illness and how to combat it.