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Ford County Health Department Issues Tips to Combat Heat Illness

Judd Weil-News Director


With increasingly hot and humid temperatures, heat-related illnesses will be on the rise, as such Ford County Health Department has issued a few tips on protecting yourself during the higher heat indexes.

Ford County Health Department advises people to:

Stay cool and in an air-conditioned environment as much as possible.

Stay hydrated and drink plenty of non-carbonated fluids.

Avoid sugary and alcoholic drinks.

Be sure to watch for signs of heat-related illness.

If you feel sick and suspect it may be from a heat-related illness, get medical help.

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