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Summer Weather

Kid Drinking from Water Bottle
September 4, 2019

Heat related injury and illness are often overlooked when considering the dangers of the summer season. Protect yourself by taking action and adhering to the following safety tips:

  • When extreme heat is in the forecast, stay indoors if possible and limit exposure to the sun.
  • Drink plenty of fluids and replace salts and minerals in your body.
  • Dress in loose fitting, lightweight, and light colored clothes that cover as much skin as possible. Protect face and head by wearing a wide brimmed hat.
  • Never leave children or pets alone in closed vehicles.

For more guidance on what to do when facing extreme heat, visit