We spoke with local doctor, Terry Kind, about how parents, guardians and caregivers can keep their kids safe and hydrated as temperatures continue to rise.
Sure, you’ve heard the term “Air Quality Index,” but what does a red air quality day really mean for you and your family?
Children produce more heat during activities and sweat less, which is why they are more susceptible to heat-related illnesses, especially on hot, humid days.
Limiting your time outdoors, eating light foods and drinking plenty of water are just a few of the things you can do to stay cool in the heat.
Most people know that adults need to drink about eight glasses of water per day, but keeping babies hydrated has some special considerations.