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Heatwave

The Met Office, in conjunction with PHE, has issued a heatwave level 2 warning for this area from 0000 on Sunday 18th July to 0000 on Tuesday 20th July. This means that temperatures are likely to rise to levels that increase the risk of ill health among vulnerable people.

 

“Heatwaves can be dangerous, especially for the very young or very old or those with chronic disease. Advice on how to reduce the risk either for yourself or somebody you know can be obtained from the NHS website at https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/heatwave-how-to-cope-in-hot-weather/ NHS 111 or from your local chemist.”

For more information on how to stay safe and cool, check out the resources on our Summer Health page.