Advice for excessive heat exposure
Summer heatwave may cause significant health problems, especially for infants, young children and elderly who are more sensitive to dehydration and sunburn.
Take all precautions when the heat increases, such as: drink plenty of fluids, wear light clothing, preferably light colors, avoid sun exposure from 12pm to 4pm, limit physical fatigue, prefer being in places with air conditioner. Important Notes: do not let children or elderly alone in the car or in places that are not well ventilated, put sunscreen regularly if you are exposed directly to the sun etc.
Advice for excessive cold exposure
Exposure to excessive cold is dangerous. Frostbite and hypothermia are the most serious complications.
Feeling cold isn't related only to low temprature . You may feel cold when you are tired, wear wet clothes, unfed and exposed to the bad weather.
Mind out for air conditioners installed in very hot places. Sudden changes in temperature (i.e. being from a very cold place to a hot one) might cause problems to ears, nose and throat, such as: cold, flu etc. Do not hesitate to switch off the air conditioner during the night or have an extra blanket nearby if you feel chilly.
Be aware of the sun
By overexposing yourself to the sun you is very harmful..
Protect yourself during the hours of the highest solar radiation, wear clothes to protect your skin and stay in the shade. Apply sunscreen on your body and face and refresh it frequently. Wear a hat and protect your eyes by wearing sunglasses with excellent quality lenses. Also, hydrate frequently your face in order to keep it cool.