Dress in layers to stay warm. You can remove layers as you warm up or add more layers as the temperature drops. Adding or removing clothing will help to regulate your body temperature. The Cold-Weather Layering example shows how to layer clothing for warmth. Click on each article of clothing to learn more about it.
Warm up and cool down, even in cold weather.
Drink plenty of fluids. Cold air can lead to dehydration, or excessive loss of water from the body.
Cover your nose and mouth to avoid breathing cold, dry air.
Hot Weather Precautions:
Wear lightweight, light colored clothing
Warm up and cool down.
Wear hats, sunglasses, sunscreen
Heat Exhaustion: Its symptoms include:
cold, clammy skin;
dizziness, confusion, or fainting;
a weak, rapid pulse;
shortness of breath; or
nausea and vomiting.
Heat Stroke: Heatstroke can cause sudden death. Signs of heatstroke include:
fainting and hot, dry skin, along with many of the symptoms of heat exhaustion.
If you see someone showing signs of heatstroke, call for medical help immediately and try to cool the person.