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Local Cooling Centers Provide Relief From Heat

Resources and tips to stay cool during this week’s heat wave.

As temperatures , Glendora city officials are reminding residents of local resources to help beat the summer heat.

Residents can head to local “cooling centers,” such as the , and the during normal service hours. 

There are also designated

Glendora Police advises residents to be watchful for signs of heat illness and other community members who may need assistance due to the heat.  

Symptoms of dehydration and heat cramps include dizziness, fatigue, faintness, headaches, muscle cramps and increased thirst.

The following hot weather safety tips were provided by L.A. County’s Emergency Survival Program:

  •  Avoid the sun from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the burning rays are strongest.
  •  Reduce physical activity.
  • Wear a wide‐brimmed hat and light colored lightweight, loose‐fitting clothes when you are outdoors
  • Avoid hot, heavy meals that include proteins.
  • Set your air conditioner between 75° to 80°. If you don’t have air-conditioning take a cool shower twice a day and visit a public air conditioned facility.
  • Drink plenty of fluids even if you are not thirsty. Avoid alcohol.
  • Use sun screen with a sun protection factor of at least 15 if you need to be in the sun.
  • Don’t forget about your pets, they need plenty of water and shade.

For more information, visit www.Espfocus.org.

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