Summer Heat Safety In The Wiregrass

By: Multiple Authors (See Below)
By: Multiple Authors (See Below)
Heat safety in the summertime is an important issue to address.

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Outdoor Workers Looking For Ways To Beat The Heat - By Victoria Rosa

Summertime temperatures have arrived across Alabama. For people who work outside, the heat can be a serious problem.

WTVY's Victoria Rosa has joined workers for the City of Dothan to see how they're trying to beat the heat. They say extra breaks and plenty of water are some of the keys to success in hot weather.

The Wiregrass Raises Heat Stroke Awareness - By Bridget Spencer

Just over a dozen children nationwide have died from being left in hot cars. Parents and doctors in the Wiregrass are appalled that someone could forget their child is in the backseat.

"Their body is still developing their ability to handle different changes in their environment. At that stage, their body doesn't regulate their temperature as well," Dr. Scott Everett, M.D. said.

If you ever see a child or animal in a hot unattended car, do not hesitate to contact police immediately.

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