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Summer Heat Safety - Avoid Heat - Related Illness with These Tips

 


Lincoln – Temperatures in some parts of Nebraska are expected to spike later this week and into the weekend. In response, heat advisories and excessive heat watches are in effect in 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 medica...



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