Bond County Health Department Offers Safety Tips During Heat Advisory

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Heat index values are expected to exceed 100 degrees throughout the WGEL listening area again Tuesday.

Click below to hear Pat Paine of the Bond County Health Department share with WGEL some safety tips to keep in mind when dealing with extreme heat:

Unfortunately, leaving children in the backseat of a hot car is a more common occurrence than we’d like to think. Paine suggested a “trigger” to avoid the potentially fatal error. Click below to hear more:

Paine said special consideration must be made for elderly family, friends, and neighbors during heat waves. Click below to hear her explain why:

For more information, contact the Bond County Health Department at 664-1442 and stay tuned to WGEL 101.7 FM for up-to-date weather information from the National Weather Service.

SOURCEGraphic courtesy of the National Weather Service
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