Beat the Heat

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Following the latest Met Office heat wave alert, NHS England is continuing to remind people to be aware of the health risks of hot weather.

Keep in touch

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Look after yourself, older people and the young

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Listen to the weather forecast and the news

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Plan ahead to avoid
the heat

Keep well

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Drink plenty of fluids and
avoid excess alcohol

Dress appropriately
for the weather

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Slow down
when it is hot

Find somewhere cool

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Know how to keep
your home cool

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Go indoors or outdoors,
whichever feels cooler

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Cars get hot, avoid
closed spaces

Watch out

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Be on the lookout for signs of heat related illness

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Cool your skin with water, slow down and drink water

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Get help.
Call NHS 111
or in an
emergency 999