Keep Your Cool This SUmmer
The summer is starting to heat up, but you don't have to suffer in the Iowa heat and humidity.
Here a few tips to keep you cool!
Limit your outdoor activity, especially midday when the sun is hottest.
Wear and reapply sunscreen as needed.
Pace your activity. Start activities slow and pick up the pace gradually.
Drink more water than usual and don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink more.
Wear loose, lightweight, light-colored clothing.
Drink plenty of fluids even if you don’t feel thirsty.
Take cool showers or baths to cool down.
Do not rely on a fan as your main cooling device during an extreme heat event.
Don’t use the stove or oven to cook—it will make you and your house hotter.
Check on a friend or neighbor and have someone do the same for you.
Stay in an air-conditioned indoor location as much as you can when temperatures rise above 90.
Never leave children or pets in cars.
Check the local news for health and safety updates.
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