(Dealing with the excessive heat)….The Public Health Department says there is a lot you can do.

They recommend you dress in light, loose fitting clothing. Drink a variety of fluids, including water, fruit juice and sports drinks. Check on neighbors, especially seniors, children and neighbors who live alone. Stay indoors and out of the sun as much as possible. Cold showers, misting and cool wash clothes can help. Avoid hot foods and heavy meals. If you have to go out, know where the Cool Centers are near you and where you are going. A list of Cool Centers can be found at the Imperial County Public Health website.