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Excessive Heat Event Do's & Don'ts

DO:

  • Use air conditioners or spend time in air-conditioned locations such as malls and libraries
  • Use portable electric fans to exhaust hot air from rooms or draw in cooler air
  • Take a cool bath or shower
  • Minimize direct exposure to the sun
  • Stay hydrated-regulary drink water or other nonalcoholic fluids
  • Eat light, cool, easy-to-digest food such as fruit or salads
  • Wear loose fitting, light-colored clothes
  • Check on older, sick or frail people who may need help responding to the heat
  • Know the symptoms of excessive heat exposure and the appropriate responses

DON'T:

  • Direct the flow of portable electric fans toward yourself when room temperature is hotter than 90 degrees
  • Leave children and pets alone in cars for any amount of time
  • Drink alcohol to try to stay cool
  • Eat heavy, hot, or hard-to-digest foods
  • Wear heavy, dark clothing

For more detailed information go the the following website:   www.bt.cdc.gov/diasters/extremeheat/