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Top 6 Tricks to Beat Manitoba Heat

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Posted: June 30, 2020 06:37

Another Heat warning today - here are some tips and tricks to stay cool.

Stay Cool Westman

Staying Cool during a Heat warning is important, especially for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

The top 6 tips and tricks to beat Manitoba heat:

  1.  Local spray parks in The City of Brandon opened yesterday. 
  2. Drink plenty of water, even before you feel thirsty, and stay in a cool place.
  3. Check on older family, friends and neighbours. Make sure they're cool and drinking water.
  4. Seek a cool place such as a tree-shaded area, swimming pool, shower or bath or air-conditioned spot like a public building.
  5. Watch for the symptoms of heat illness like dizziness, fainting, nausea, vomiting, rapid breathing and heartbeat, extreme thirst and decreased urination with unusually dark urine.
  6. Keep your house cool, block the sun by closing the curtains or blinds.

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