Some Common Sense Tips to Beat This Week’s Heat

August 14, 2012


The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office today is passing along some common sense tips to deal with temperatures that are expected to be in the 90s later this week.

With temperatures forecast to be in the 90’s by the end of the week in Western Washington, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has compiled the following list of tips and resources to help our communities safely cope with the heat:

·        Children should never be left unattended in a vehicle.

·        Check on your elderly and ill neighbors.

·        When children are playing in and around water, they should always be accompanied by an adult, even if they know how to swim or are wearing a life jacket.

·        Beautiful but Deadly: Water Safety and Awareness (Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office)

·        Water Safety and Drowning Prevention (Children’s Hospital)

·        Map of Life Jacket Loaner Locations across Washington State (Google Maps)

·        Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)

·        Hot Weather Tips for Family Caregivers (Family Caregiver Alliance)

·        Heat Illness (Kids Health)

·        Hot Weather Tips for Pets (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)


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