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Heatwave Advice - Beat the Heat Posted on 11 Jul 2022

Keep in touch

  • Look after yourself, older people and the young
  • Listen to the weather forecast and the news
  • Plan ahead to avoid the heat

Keep well

  • Drink plenty of water, cut back on alcohol & caffeinated drinks
  • Dress appropriately for the weather
  • Slow down when it is hot

Find somewhere cool

  • Know how to keep your home cool
  • Go indoors or outdoors, whichever feels cooler
  • Cars get hot, avoid closed spaces

Watch out

  • Be on the lookout for signs of heat related illness
  • Stay safe when swimming
  • Cool your skin with water, slow down and drink water
  • Get help. Call NHS 111 or in an emergency 999

For more information go to www.nhs.uk/heatwave

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