How to stay safe in the summer heat
Summer heat in the Mid-South is officially here. As temps continue to increase this summer, make sure you're children are staying safe. Heat stroke and heat exhaustion are concerns this time of year. Susan Helms, director of Safe Kids Mid-South and Injury Prevention at Le Bonheur, shares some summer safety tips in the video below.
Susan's tips include:
- Stay indoors, if possible, especially during the hottest part of the day (between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
- If you go outside, make sure to wear sunscreen and a hat or visor
- Drink plenty of liquids; dehydration can be very serious, especially in young children and infants