Posted .April 20, 2016
Summer is near and the temperatures outside are rising. With the increased heat comes the risk of heat related illnesses. According to the CDC's informational page, Extreme Heat and Your Health, there are three basic tips to follow if you want to try to avoid a heat related illness.
Tip 1: Stay Cool - Keep out of direct sun and stay cool with air-conditioning as much as possible.
Tip 2: Stay Hydrated - Drink more water than usual NOT just when you are thirsty.
Tip 3: Stay Informed - Keep up with the progression of the weather - avoid staying outside for long on extremely hot days.
For more tips and prevention, please visit the CDC website: http://www.cdc.gov/extremeheat/