The Philippine Star reports: “As temperatures continue to rise, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III yesterday reminded the public to take precautionary measures to prevent heat stroke. Duque said the public should know how to protect themselves against heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses. He advised the public to avoid direct exposure to the sun to prevent heat exhaustion. He also advised the public to avoid tea, coffee, soda and alcohol, and to wear a wide-brimmed hat and long-sleeved clothing when outdoors.”
In related reading, read the SecurityMatters™ Magazine advisory on how to stay safe during excessively hot weather, and how to protect yourself from heatstrokes.