LA GRANDE:  Beat the extreme heat

LA GRANDE: Beat the extreme heat

During periods of extreme heat, hot weather mixed with outdoor activities can lead to dangerous situations. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, people can suffer heat-related illness when their bodies and unable to properly cool themselves. During extreme heat, it is suggested to find a cool place, Stay hydrated and dress appropriately, don’t leave anyone in a closed vehicle including pets, and check on your neighbors. And stay informed by listening to this station for heat alerts.