Fire Department: Caribbean Heat Wave Season. Be Extra Vigilant.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):— The Fire Department is calling on the community to be extra vigilant for the coming weeks and months as the country is currently in the annual Caribbean Heat Season which runs from May to October.

The Fire Department and Office of Disaster Management (ODM) would like to offer the following tips to help the community manage hot weather as we enter the heat season: Minimize the risks of sun and hot weather; prepare your household, pets, and workplace; avoid strenuous exercise during the hottest part of the day; for those working outdoors, get relief from and avoid the …

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