Heatwave Help

  • Keep up-to-date on weather and temperature changes.
  • Develop a plan to deal with possible power outages.
  • Have an Emergency Kit on hand:
    • Water supply
    • Non-perishable foods
    • Hygiene items
    • Flashlight
    • First aid kit
    • Extra battery’s
  • Never leave children or pets alone in enclosed vehicles.
  • Stay hydrated and drink plenty of fluids even if you’re not thirsty.
    Avoid drinks with caffeine or alcohol.
  • Eat small meals and eat more often.
  • Avoid extreme temperature changes.
  • Wear loose-fitting, lightweight, light-colored clothing.
  • Slow down, stay indoors and avoid strenuous exercise during the
    hottest part of the day.
  • Postpone outdoor games and activities.
  • Use a buddy system when working in excessive heat.
  • Take frequent breaks if you must work outdoors.
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