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Guide To Beating The Heat

June 21, 2013 11:28 AM

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(File photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

(File photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – When temperatures climb into the 90s, people would be wise to take precautions. Below is a guide of heat-related resources.

BE AWARE

Check the latest forecast and visit the Weather Blogs for updates from WBZ-TV meteorologists.

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(Photo credit CARL COURT/AFP/GettyImages)

STAY SAFE

Tips on Recognizing and Avoiding Heat Stroke – If you’re out in extreme heat, you need to be careful to avoid heat stroke. Heat stroke is dangerous and can even be deadly.

Tips on Avoiding Sunburn – The extreme heat may be gone in a few days, but it could definitely leave a lasting mark on your skin if you aren’t careful.

(File photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

(File photo by David McNew/Getty Images)


FIND SOMEWHERE TO ‘CHILL’ OUT

  • List of Free DCR-Run Pools: The state runs dozens of public pools that offer people a place to beat the heat and chill out. The best part is that they’re free.
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