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Posted on: July 14, 2016

[ARCHIVED] 7/14/2016 - Tips to Staying Cool in the Heat from the Trumbull Health Department


The Trumbull Health Department is asking residents to stay cool by following these suggested tips:

  • Stay hydrated: Drink a lot of water and avoid drinks with caffeine or alcohol.
  • Wear loose-fitting, lightweight and light-colored clothing.
  • If you must work outdoors, take frequent breaks.
  • Avoid extreme temperature changes.
  • Leave curtains closed during the daytime to slow the penetration of heat into the home.
  • Remember to check on elderly neighbors.
  • Stay in an air conditioned room or consider staying with a friend who has air conditioning or use one of the public cooling centers available in town.
        Cooling Centers:
        Trumbull Library                               33 Quality Street                    Phone: (203) 452-5197    
        Mon - Thu  9AM - 8PM                                                          Fri - Sat 9AM - 5PM
        Fairchild Library                             1718 Huntington Tpke       Phone:(203) 452-5196    
        Mon, Wed 10AM - 8PM                                    Tue, Thu 10AM - 5PM                                                Sat 10AM-2PM                         CLOSED on Friday & Sunday
        Westfield Trumbull Mall   5065 Main Street                Phone: (203) 372-4500    
        Mon - Sat 10AM - 9PM                              Sun 11AM - 6PM
        Hawley Lane Plaza                       100 Hawley Lane    
        Mon - Sat 10AM - 9PM                              Sun 11AM - 6PM
        Trumbull Senior Center                              23 Priscilla Place              Phone: (203) 452-5199    
        Mon - Fri 9AM - 4PM

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