FOX4: KC-Area Experts Give Tips on Avoiding Illness When Outside During Extreme Heat

If you’re going to be outside, you need to take precautions. It can turn very serious, even deadly for some.

Hot temperatures and high humidity – a recipe for heat-related illnesses. While people are working in the heat or kids are playing outside, it could feel like triple digits temperatures this week.

FOX4 talked to Jessica DeWitt, an athletic trainer with Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists, about how to stay safe in the heat.

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