Heatwave Survival
By Member Jim Keener
July 24, 2023

With temperatures rising, it's crucial to remember that car heat-related deaths are entirely preventable. Never leave children, pets, or anyone vulnerable unattended in vehicles, even briefly. The inside of a car can reach deadly temperatures within minutes, posing an immediate threat to their lives.

Here's what you can do to keep your loved ones safe:

1) Never leave children alone in cars: Ensure that kids are always accompanied by a responsible adult when entering or exiting a vehicle.

2) Spread awareness: Share this message with friends, family, and neighbors. Educate them about the dangers of leaving children or pets in hot cars.

3) Be observant: If you see a child or pet left unattended in a vehicle, take immediate action. Call emergency services for assistance.

4) Look before you lock: Always double-check your car before locking it, ensuring that no one is left behind.

By working together and remaining vigilant, we can prevent tragic car heat-related deaths. Let's create a community where safety and well-being are our utmost priorities.

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Source: Weather.gov