Heat Illness Prevention & Treatment

During this incredibly prolonged hot period, what can you do to recognize heat related disorders in yourself and your loved ones and prevent it? All heat related disorders are 100% preventable. Avoid alcohol, caffeine and carbonated beverages. During a heat wave always make sure you drinks a lot of water and electrolyte drinks. If you feel light headed, lose consciousness, or just don’t feel well. Visit your primary care doctor or visit us here at . Our A/C is always on and you can even come in just to cool down for a few minutes. There are cooling centers set up in NYC and all over CT, be sure to use them if you don’t not have access to air conditioning. If your children are outside be sure to check on them often and be sure they are drinking plenty of water. Stay healthy during the heat for a happy summer!