Health Department warns against heat-related illness

THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Health advises drinking more liquids than usual to stay hydrated during a series of hot days forecast through the Fourth of July. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/GARY GARDINER
PROVIDENCE – As weather forecasts predict temperatures in the 90s through the Fourth of July, the R.I. Department of Health urges people to protect themselves against the elevated heat indexes. “Extreme heat can be quite dangerous, particularly for our young and elderly Rhode Islanders,” said Director Health Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott. “It’s important to check on…
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