Hypothermia a Danger in Continued Cold Weather
While below zero wind chills are not currently in the forecast, cold weather continues in the region raising health concerns.
Residents are still reminded to guard against exposure by covering noses, ears, fingers and heads and also check on the elderly.
January 7 the body of 73-year-old Athens woman was found in a field in Bradford County. The coroner now says Isabelle Johnson died of hypothermia.
Johnson had last been seen a few days earlier and reportedly suffered from Alzheimer’s and dementia.