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Minden Medical Center offers summer heat tips

Caleb Daniel/Minden Press-Herald
Zaine Knight enjoys a drink from the Victory Park spray park sprinklers. While hydration is recommended during the summer, drinking from sprinklers is not.
Everyone is at risk when temperatures rise above 90 degrees, but the elderly and the very young are most susceptible to heat and heat-related illnesses. Signs of heat-related illnesses include nausea, dizziness, flushed or pale skin, heavy sweating and headaches. Visit our website www.mindenmedicalcenter.com for more information on heat related illnesses and ways to stay cool.


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