Stay Safe in the Hot Weather

    It's hot, hot, hot again at the moment with another Heatwave until the weekend, here are some tips to help you stay safe.

    •    Look out for others, especially older people, those with underlying conditions and those who live alone are particularly at risk


    •    Stay cool indoors by closing curtains on rooms that face the sun – and remember that it may be cooler outdoors than indoors


    •    Keep drinks within easy reach – water is better than sugary or caffeinated drinks for staying hydrated. Avoid excess alcohol.


    •    Never leave anyone in a closed, parked vehicle, especially infants, young children or animals


    •    Try to keep out of the sun between 11 am to 3 pm, when the UV rays are strongest


    •    Walk in the shade, apply sunscreen and wear a wide-brimmed hat, if you have to go out in the heat


    •    Avoid physical exertion in the hottest parts of the day


    •    Make sure you take water with you if you are travelling
     

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