Tips for avoiding heat-related illness
August 26, 2021
With heat indexes topping 100 degrees in some parts of the state this week, hundreds of thousands of Nebraskans are at risk of developing heat-related illnesses. Following these valuable tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can help lessen your chances of developing heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Wear appropriate clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing.
Stay cool indoors: Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. If your home does not have air conditioning, go to the shopping mall or public library-even a few hours spent in air co...