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Keeping it cool during summer

Follow these tips to ensure a safe & fun summer!

Drink lots of water. Stay away from caffeinated beverages.

Stay in an area with A/C. Check on friends and neighbors to make sure they are in a safe, cool, place. Go to a cooling shelter if needed.

Listen for updates on local weather stations.

When outside keep track of time spent in the sun and make sure to schedule breaks in cool places.

Wear thin, loose, light-colored clothing to protect your body from sun and mosquitoes.

Apply sunscreen often. Use accessories to protect your eyes, head, face and neck.

American Public Health Association