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HEAT WAVE WEATHER

 

  1. Dress in light weight, light colored clothes. Drink plenty of liquids - don't dry out. If you don't have an air conditioner, don't hesitate to open windows and use a fan.
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  3. Older people and persons with weak hearts should particularly avoid exertion during extremely hot weather.
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  5. Stay wet and take long and frequent baths.
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  7. Seek medical help immediately if you begin to suffer symptoms of heat exhaustion. Such symptoms include vertigo (dizziness), nausea, weakness, heat cramps, headaches, and profuse sweating.
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  9. This is a good time to drink Gatorade or other drinks with electrolytes in them.

 

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