Drink lots of water, before you get thirsty
Take a refreshing shower or bath as often as necessary
Spend 1 to 2 hours a day in a cool or air conditioned place
Cool off with a wet face cloth
Wear light clothing
Draw curtains closed during the day
Cut back on strenuous exercise
Do not leave your pet in the sun
Source: Health Canada Toolkit for Public Health and Emergency Management Officials.
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