Check on relatives and friends, especially the elderly
Increase time spent in air-conditioned environments like libraries, malls, and movie theatres
Eat smaller meals, more often
Take cool bathes
Make sure pets have access to water and shade
Cooling Centers Cooling Centers (PDF) may be activated during the summer months for individuals who are at risk of heat-related illnesses. Senior Citizens and their families should contact the Prince George's County Department of Family Services Administration on Aging at 301-265-8450 for information and/or assistance.
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