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Posted on: June 14, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Tips to Beat the Heat

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The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Wednesday, June 16, 11 am through Thursday, June 17, until 11 am. See beat the heat tips below.

TIPS TO PREVENT heat-related symptoms: 

  • Drink water. Sip all day; do not wait until you are thirsty.
  • Avoid alcohol, caffeinated beverages, sugary soft drinks, and full-strength fruit juices.
  • Limit physical activity and wear a hat outside, preferably with a wide brim.
  • Keep shades drawn, and blinds closed, but windows should be slightly open.
  • Open windows to cooling breezes in the evening.

See Beat the Heat Tips (PDF).

High temperatures can cause serious health problems. See Health Services information on Heat and Your Health.

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