Keep Your Family Safe This Summer

All in the Family

It’s summertime, and you and your family enjoy being active outdoors as much as possible. Keep these tips in mind to make sure you stay safe:

· To prevent heat-related illnesses, drink more nonalcoholic fluids; don’t wait until you’re thirsty. Take a cool bath or shower or go somewhere where there’shats on beach air conditioning. NEVER leave anyone or any pet in a closed, parked vehicle. If you experience symptoms of heat exhaustion (heavy sweating, weakness, clammy skin, nausea or vomiting, fainting), move to a cooler location, sip water, and apply cool wet cloths to your skin. If you have symptoms of heat stroke (high body temperature, hot skin, rapid and strong pulse) call 911 immediately.

· Wear your helmet when you go bike riding; you reduce risk of injury to your head by 85% when you wear a well-fitting helmet, according to WebMD.

· Supervise children when they…

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