Tips to Beat the Heat

A heat wave is expected this week as the first official day of summer approaches. Follow these tips to stay safe during the extrememe temperatures:

1. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate!💧: Drink plenty of water throughout the day, even if you’re not thirsty.
2. Seek Shade and Cool Places🌳: Stay indoors during peak heat hours (10 AM – 4 PM) and find air-conditioned spaces if possible.
3. Wear Light Clothing👕: Choose loose, light-colored clothing to help keep your body cool.
4. Use Sunscreen🧴: Apply broad-spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen to protect your skin from harmful UV rays.
5. Limit Strenuous Activities🏃‍♂️: Avoid heavy exercise during the hottest part of the day.
6. Check on Vulnerable Neighbors🏠: Make sure the elderly, young children, and pets are keeping cool and hydrated.
7. Cool Showers and Baths🚿: Take cool showers or baths to lower your body temperature.
8. Eat Light🍉: Opt for light, easy-to-digest foods like fruits and vegetables.

Stay safe and cool, everyone! Let’s take care of each other during this heatwave.