Hot Weather Safety Tips

When dangerous heat hits, it is important to keep these safety tips in mind.

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Stay hydrated (with non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated beverages, sorry guys), regardless of your activity level.
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Stay indoors, in an air-conditioned place, if possible. This could be at home or at a cooling center such as a library or senior center. If this is not possible, stay in the shade.
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Keep windows and interior doors open when a fan is on.
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Limit your outdoor activity.
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Take a cool shower or bath.
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Don't forget to check on your elderly family members and neighbors.
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Never leave any person or pet alone in a closed, parked vehicle. Don't forget to keep your keep pets in a cool place.
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Wear lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing.
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Wherever you may live, remember that cities are often hotter because of pavement and buildings.
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