Extreme heat: Tips to stay cool during warm weather

Extreme heat: Tips to stay cool during warm weather.
Older adults and individuals with chronic medical conditions During peak heat hours stay in an air-conditioned area.
Older adults and those on certain medications may not exhibit signs of dehydration until several hours after dehydration sets in.
Stay hydrated by frequently drinking cool water.
Stay out of the sun if you do not need to be in it.
•Outdoor animals should be given plenty of shade and clean drinking water.
Do not leave pets outside in the sun.
Ensure that cool drinking water is available.
Avoid drinking extremely cold water as this is more likely to cause cramps.
Coaches, teachers, and employers should seek immediate medical attention for those exhibiting signs of heat-related illness.

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