Extreme Heat

  • When temperatures are high, prolonged sun exposure may cause dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Never leave your child unattended in a car.
  • Wear light, loose-fitting clothes
  • Drink water or sports drinks often and avoid drinking alcohol
  • Avoid unnecessary exertion, such as vigorous exercise during peak sun hours.
  • Stay out of the sun if you do not need to be in it. When in the sun, wear a hat, preferably with a wide brim.


For more information on extreme heat, please visit http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/eh/climatechange/ExtremeHeat.htm