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  • STAY INDOORS as much as possible and limit exposure to the sun.
  • DRINK plenty of WATER. Avoid drinks with caffeine.
  • EAT well-balanced, light and regular meals.
  • LIMIT intake of alcoholic beverages.
  • AVOID strenuous work during the warmest part of the day.
  • DRESS in loose-fitting, lightweight, and light-colored clothes that cover as much skin as possible. Wear a wide-brimmed hat to protect face and head.
  • BE AWARE of the symptoms of medical heat emergencies. See “MEDICAL EMERGENCY” section of this guide for information on first aid during heat emergencies.