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7/2/04

Protect Yourself From Triple Digit Temperatures

Temperatures are crossing over into triple digits this Fourth of July weekend. So you'll need to protect yourself to try and beat the heat.

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Avoiding Heat Exhaustion
Beat the heat this summer with these tips.

  • Make sure you stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water.
  • Apply sunscreen fifteen to thirty minutes before going outside. Re-apply sunscreen every two hours.
  • Wear sunglasses.
  • Stay in the shade when possible. When you can't see your shadow, you're standing in direct sunlight, so you're most likely to get burned.

For more information about sun safety, (click here ).

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