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Residents urged to take steps to stay healthy in hot weather


Last updated 7/26/2018 at Noon

In response to forecasted heat, state health officials are issuing a health advisory and urging people to take precautions.

Groups at increased health risk from extreme heat include older adults, people with chronic medical conditions, young children, and those who work or exercise in a high heat environment.

It’s important to visit older friends, relatives and neighbors to make sure fans or air conditioners are working and living spaces are ventilated.

People who do not have air conditioning are advised to seek relief from the heat by visiting friends or relatives who have air condit...

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