At least twice a day, check on elderly neighbors, pets, and people who don’t have air conditioning
Eat small meals regularly. Don’t eat hot foods.
Stay indoors. If you don’t have air conditioning, go to a public place that does, like a library, a shopping center, or a heat-relief shelter.
Avoid physical activity that is demanding. If you have to work outside, take lots of breaks and find a spot in the shade to rest.
Never leave children or pets alone in vehicles like cars or busses, even if the windows are cracked
Wear loose, lightweight, light-colored clothing and sunscreen
Drink lots of water, even if you don’t feel thirsty. Avoid caffeine and alcohol, both of which can dehydrate you.
Make sure children drink water, too.