3 Tips for a Safer Summer

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Beat the Heat

Prevent heat-related illnesses by staying cool and hydrated.

  • Limit outdoor activities to the coolest parts of the day.
  • Increase fluid intake, regardless of activity level.
  • Apply plenty of sunscreen every two hours.

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Be a Water Watcher

Drowning is a leading cause of death among children under 4.

  • Patrol by actively watching children in the water.
  • Protect by installing safety measures such as pool fencing.
  • Prepare by learning CPR and enrolling children in swim class.

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Fight the Bite

Help prevent diseases that can be spread by mosquitoes.

  • Eliminate standing water wherever it may collect outdoors.
  • Prevent mosquito bites by using an insect repellent.
  • Report mosquito activity by calling (702) 759-1633.

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