Stay healthy during hot temperatures

Prevent heat-related illness with these tips

 

Temperatures are expected to soar well above average and heat advisories and excessive heat watches are in effect in several areas of the state. Staying cool, keeping hydrated, and moderating outdoor activities during hot weather can help Nebraskans decrease the potential for heat-related illness according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

The risk for heat-related illness and death is higher for infants and the elderly, whose internal thermostats do not regulate body temperature well. People with chronic medical conditions, outdoor workers and people who exer...



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