Heatwave Alert!

The Met Office is forecasting that temperatures are likely to reach over 30 degrees in parts of England.

Please do pay special attention to older neighbours and friends, who may need extra help in the current very hot temperatures.

Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are both life-threatening conditions and can develop if left untreated. Click below for ways to spot and treat heat exhaustion and heatstroke:

If you're feeling the heat, here are 3 simple ways to stay cool:

  • Choose light-coloured, loose cotton clothing.
  • When travelling always carry a bottle of water and drink lots of fluid even if you aren't thirsty.
  • When inside, keep curtains and blinds closed in rooms that catch the sun.

 

Recognising heatstroke

 

 

Dealing with dehydration

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