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Beat The Heat!

7/6/2018 (Permalink)

We here at SERVPRO of Dover Middletown have some tips to help keep you and your family cool and safe this summer!

  • DO NOT leave children or pets alone in a parked vehicle. Temperatures can reach between 130 and 172 Degrees within 1 hour when the outside temperature is between 80 and 100 degrees. If you see pets or children left in a vehicle please contact 911 immediately.
  • Stay hydrated; avoid drinks with sugar alcohol, or caffeine, water is always the best option!
  • Stay indoors on the lowest floor possible.
  • Wear lightweight, light colored clothing.
  • Make sure if you are outside that you use sunscreen with adequate SPF.
  • Limit outdoor activities, especially mid day when the sun is the hottest.

Know the signs of heat stroke:

  • Flushed, hot, and dry skin with no sweating.
  • High body temperature above 103 degrees.
  • Severe throbbing headaches, weakness, laziness, dizziness, or confusion.
  • Sluggishness or fatigue, Decreased responsiveness, and loss of consciousness.

If heat stroke occurs take these steps and immediately call 911:

  •  Get victim inside or in shade
  •  Get person to cool shower or bath or wipe with cool washcloth while awaiting emergency responders.

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