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Health Officials Urging Precautions for Heat

May 30th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

With temperatures hitting 90 and above for most of that past week- Allegany County health officials are urging area residents to take steps to avoid health problems. In extremely warm temperatures it is important to take precautions against heat-related illness and be mindful of family members, friends, and neighbors who may need assistance to beat the heat. Heatstroke and heat exhaustion can develop from the hot and humid conditions typically associated with Maryland summers. Allegany County Health Officer Dr Sue Raver says that drinking plenty of fluids is at the top of the list, but there are any number of other steps you can take to help cool down…

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