How to beat the heat!

Monday July 19, 2021

Protecting Children from Extreme Heat: Information for Parents

  • Find an air-conditioned space
    • Library, museum, indoor play gyms
  • Stay Hydrated
    • Drink water regularly
    • Avoid overly sugary drinks
  • Dress Lightly
  • Plan for extra rest time
  • Cool off
    • Take a cool bath, run through the sprinkler, go swimming
  • Prevent the effects of sun exposure
  • Ask about policies
    • Talk to your child’s camp, coach or child care provider about protecting them throughout the day 

For more information check out: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Protecting-Children-from-Extreme-Heat-Information-for-Parents.aspx