Lions News · High heat information for our Arlington families.


High heat information:

Precautions

  • Adequate amounts of drinking water must be convenient, visible locations (our is attached to the B building as you enter campus from our main entrance).  Please bring a refillable water bottle to practice/games.
  • Drink plenty of water, even if you are not thirsty.
  • Hydration is key: before, during, and after practices.
  • If in the heat less than two hours and involved in moderate activities, drink 1 cup (8 oz) of water every 15 to 20 minutes.
  • During prolonged sweating lasting several hours, drink sports drinks containing balanced electrolytes.
  • Generally, fluid intake should not exceed 6 cups per hour.
  • We encourage, hats and sunscreen.

Signs and Symptoms of Heat Stroke

  • Confusion and slurred speech
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Red, hot, dry skin or profuse sweating
  • Very high body temperature
  • Possible seizures

Heat Exhaustion

  • Cool, moist skin
  • Heavy sweating
  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Light-headedness and or dizziness
  • Weakness, thirst, irritability
  • Elevated body temperature

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