During a heat wave, stay out of the sun and the heat during the hottest hours of the day causes Heat stroke.
Drink about two liters of liquid per day. Choose water or fruit juices, and avoid alcohol and beverages containing caffeine because they increase the risk of dehydration.
Comfortable, lightweight clothing let air circulate around your body.
Also, always remember to protect your head by wearing a hat or a cap. Limit your physical exertion during the hottest hours of the day.
In young infants, you may suspect Heat stroke if they do not shed tears when they cry, if their mouth is dry.
It’s not safe to leave a person in a parked car in warm or hot weather.
Recommend oral rehydration sachets in backpacks. These are powders that you mix with water and then drink.
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