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Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather

May 01, 2018

As temperatures climb throughout this month and the rest of summer, the Florida Department of Health encourages safe habits to prevent heat-related illness. Take precautions to protect yourself from the heat, especially if you are working outside or participating in outdoor activities during the hottest times of the day. Remember to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated, apply sunscreen regularly and dress in light weight and light colored clothing. For more heat safety tips, watch our Beat the Heat video!