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Horry County Schools offers tips for exercising in the extreme heat

(Source: Horry County School Athletic Training Staff) (Source: Horry County School Athletic Training Staff)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – With a week of extremely high temperatures ahead across the county, the Horry County Schools Athletic Training Staff has released a tip sheet for athletes and their parents about how to stay safe in the heat.

“As you are aware, there are many outdoor athletic events occuring along the Grand Strand during this time and it is vitally important that everyone involved in these events are aware of the extreme danger the current weather conditions present for them all,” a release from the athletic training staff states. “Heat illness and heat related deaths are entirely preventable with the proper knowledge and care.”

The easy-to-read tip sheet includes information on how much water to drink while exercising, signs of minor heat illness, and symptoms of heat stroke. View it here.

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