KP George urges caution as temperatures rise

By Joselyn Hofer | Times Editorial Intern
Posted 7/17/20

Judge KP George advises county residents to be careful this summer due to a predicted increase in temperature and humidity. In order to avoid heat stroke and heat cramps during COVID-19, George …

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Judge KP George advises county residents to be careful this summer due to a predicted increase in temperature and humidity. In order to avoid heat stroke and heat cramps during COVID-19, George encourages people to take some simple precautions.

“When temperatures are high, we want everyone to stay cool, hydrated, and informed. Those who work outside, senior citizens, infants and children as well as people with chronic medical conditions are more susceptible to the heat and should be checked on regularly to ensure their safety,” George said. “For the next few days, we expect temperatures to remain in the mid to upper 90’s and everyone should prepare accordingly.”

Adults age 55 or older, children under age 5, and those with chronic illnesses are encouraged to be on high alert as they are at a higher risk. Even when not under Heat Advisory, high risk groups are strongly suggested to remain in an air-conditioned building between 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. as that is the hottest time of the day.

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