To help you deal with the risk of a heatwave and be fully aware of heat an it’s dangers we have compiled a list to help you be aware of the reasons why you should stay cool in the heat.
Heatwaves effect everyone and everyone should take steps to avoid the heat.
People at risk.
older people, especially those over 75
babies and young children
people with a serious chronic condition, especially heart or breathing problems
people with mobility problems
people with serious mental health problems
people who misuse alcohol or drugs
people who are physically active, for example labourers or those doing sports