PARRISH MEDICAL CENTER HEALTH TIP: Safeguard Your Summer, Beware Heat Related Illnesses

By  //  July 5, 2017

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When the summer heat index rises, so does your risk of heat-related illnesses such as dehydration, heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Pay attention to your body, stay cool, drink plenty of fluids, wear sunscreen, and time your outdoor activities for early in the day.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – When the summer heat index rises, so does your risk of heat-related illnesses such as dehydration, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

Pay attention to your body, stay cool, drink plenty of fluids, wear sunscreen, and time your outdoor activities for early in the day.

If you feel hot but develop chills, that’s a sign you need to seek cool air and drink water.

When the summer heat index rises, so does your risk of heat-related illnesses.

Seek immediate medical attention if your body temperature reaches 104 degrees or higher.

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When the summer heat index rises, so does your risk of heat-related illnesses. Pay attention to your body, stay cool, and drink plenty of fluids.

This public service announcement is brought to you by Parrish Medical Center, one of America’s finest healing environments.

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