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DOH offers tips for beating the summer heat

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 05:19 PM April 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has shared some tips to keep people safe in the intense summer heat.

In a tweet on Saturday, the DOH gave the following tips:

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  • drink lots of water to avoid dehydration
  • stay indoors between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to avoid the direct sunlight and heat.
  • wear sunglasses and a hat, apply sunscreen, and bring and umbrella if you expect to spend a lot of time outdoors

The heat index recorded on Maundy Thursday hit 49.2°Celcius in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.

READ: Guiuan in Easterm Samar sizzles as heat index soars to 49.2°C

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