Those high summer temps have definitely hit the Midwest and health officials want to share some tips to help keep people safe in the summer heat.
Individuals with special needs should be checked on several times a day when the temperatures get too high. That group includes:
Don't forget to make sure the family pets have enough water and shade to make it through the day. It's also important to keep pets out of parked cars, they warm up quickly.
For individuals that have to be out, there are some things that can be done to stay safe:
There are several signs to look out for when the heat is becoming too much. Individuals are encouraged to seek immediate medical care if:
For more information, go to www.TwoRiversPublicHealth.com.