Health Dept: Cool Off and Beat the Heat
Oak Creek health officials urge people to take caution and reduce outdoor activities, especially during the hottest parts of the day.
With temperatures expected to be in the 90s through tomorrow, people should take caution and find a cool place to beat the heat.
The health risks associated with excessive heat are real, especially for elderly people, small children, people on medication and people with weight or alcohol problems, Oak Creek Health Officer Judi Price said.
For more information on other cool options in Oak Creek, contact the health department at (414) 768-6525. After 5 p.m., residents can call the police department's non-emergency line at (414) 762-8200.
Health officials caution residents to slow down and reduce outdoor activities, especially during the hottest parts of the day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It's also a good idea to wear light-colored clothing and drink plenty of water.
For more information, visit the reference library section on the Health Department's website.