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Hudson Valley to broil under near 100-degree heat

Health officials are warning people to take caution if spending any time in the dangerous temperatures.

News 12 Staff

May 31, 2022, 10:05 AM

Updated 779 days ago

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The Hudson Valley is set to broil under near 100-degree heat today.
Health officials are warning people to take caution if spending any time in the dangerous temperatures.
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They say adults 65 and older, children younger than two, and people with chronic diseases or mental illness are at the highest risk.
The CDC says staying inside air-conditioned buildings is the number one way to protect against heat related illness and death.
Here are some other recommendations on how to stay safe:
  • Activate a buddy system and check on people you care for
  • Drink more water than you normally would - don't wait until you're thirsty.
  • Sunscreen is important to protect from sunburn and wear loose, light colored clothing.
Heat-related illnesses are preventable. Here are some of the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke:
  • Heavy sweating
  • Cold, moist skin, chills
  • Dizziness or fainting
  • A weak and rapid pulse
  • Muscle cramps
  • Fast, shallow breathing
  • Nausea, vomiting or both


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