Surviving the Heat Wave

The weather is fantastic at the moment and is expected to continue for at least another week. While the good weather might help everyone to feel better there are risks associated with extreme temperatures particularly for the young and old. The following tips might help you survive the hot temperatures and avoid heat stroke.

  • Keep out of the sun between 11am and 3pm
  • Use a sun screen and clothing to protect your skin from sunburn
  • Drink plenty of cold fluids to protect against dehydration
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Avoid strenuous outdoor activity such as gardening, DIY or sports in the hot sun.