With high temps and a hot sun, you’ll need to keep yourself hydrated and covered this summer. Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. From 1979-2003, excessive heat exposure caused 8,015 deaths in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control.


 With high temps and a hot sun, you’ll need to keep yourself hydrated and covered this summer. Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. From 1979-2003, excessive heat exposure caused 8,015 deaths in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control.
    Here are some tips for keeping safe:
    • Drink cool, nonalcoholic beverages and increase your fluid intake, regardless of your activity level.
    • Wear as little clothing as possible when you are at home.
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