Here are some things to consider doing. Some items may not be applicable to you.

Hot Weather

To avoid heat exhaustion or heat stroke:

  • Stay out of the sun during the hottest part of the day
  • Stay in the shade
  • Avoid over exertion
  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Avoid drinking alcohol or caffeinated drinks
  • Wear a hat
  • Wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothes

If you have relatives, neighbors, friends or acquaintances who are elderly and/or have medical conditions:

  • Check on them to ensure:
    • Their residence has adequate cooling, power and water
    • They seek medical care if they experience symptoms of heat stroke

To help reduce ozone pollution:

  • Refuel your vehicle at night
  • Reduce daytime driving
  • Avoid using gas lawn mower, etc. during middle of day

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