For Further Information Contact:
Dr. Michael C. Caldwell, Commissioner of Health
Many Options Available to Help Residents Beat the Heat Today
Poughkeepsie... There are several options throughout Dutchess County for residents to get out of the heat today. Spending time in an air-conditioned environment is an important way to prevent heat-related illness. With the excessive heat persisting in the local area, residents are advised to take extra precautions to stay safe and healthy.
Local libraries, shopping malls, grocery stores, movie theaters, art galleries are other great options to visit to get out the heat. The following links provide lists of local locations.
The Dutchess County Department of Health and Department of Emergency Response has a complete guide to summer heat safety. Find out more about how to protect yourself and your family at www.dutchessny.gov.
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