Roanoke Fire and EMS says you need to dress for the heat. Wear lightweight and light-colored clothes and drink plenty of water.
They advise to stay away from caffeine because it can dehydrate you. Summer camps are also taking precautions.
“What we do a lot of the times is we suggest the children bring their own water bottle they just fill up I before they go outside. We try to it like 30 minute intervals so that they can come back inside,” camp coordinator Jamie Stump.
You should also remember to check on older neighbors and relatives to make sure that they are staying cool.