Hey guys, if you didn’t realize its hot a kale out there! I heard that we are approaching THE hottest month of the year AUGUST! The heat index is on the rise and its enough to make you fall out.
Read below some tips to protect yourself and others.
- Elderly people (65 years and older), infants and children and people with chronic medical conditions are more prone to heat stress.
- Air-conditioning is the number one protective factor against heat-related illness and death. During conditions of extreme heat, spend time in locations with air-conditioning such as shopping malls, public libraries, or public health sponsored heat-relief shelters in your area.
- Get informed. Listen to local news and weather channels or contact your local public health department during extreme heat conditions for health and safety updates
- Drink cool, nonalcoholic beverages and increase your fluid intake, regardless of your activity level.
Take heed to these easy-to-follow precautions and reference the site for protection against the high heat!