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Heat Advisory for Allegany County

TO: All Media Sources
FROM: Allegany County Department of Health, Public Health Educator, Robert Matasich
RE: Heat Advisory
DATE: June 17, 2024

News Release:            Heat Advisory for Allegany County

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Allegany County. The Heat Advisory remains in effect from 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2024.

During Extreme Heat, please take caution and observe appropriate work/rest cycles by following these tips:

  • Drink plenty of fluids but avoid alcohol, caffeine, and sugary drinks
  • Stay out of the sun as much as possible and find shady areas
  • Stay in a cool location
  • Check up on and stay connected with relatives and neighbors

For more information on the extreme heat event or to locate Cooling Centers in Allegany County and surrounding areas, visit alleganyco.gov. 

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