It’s hot out there and the soaring temperatures can be dangerous. The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to help stay safe when it’s hot outside.
Never leave children or pets in a vehicle. The inside temperature of a car can reach 120 degrees.
Stay hydrated and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid drinks with caffeine or alcohol.
Wear loose-fitting, lightweight, light-colored clothing. Avoid dark colors as they absorb the sun’s rays.
Slow down and stay indoors. Avoid strenuous exercise duri...