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Posted on: July 19, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Excessive Heat Watch for Saratoga County

Excessive Heat Watch:

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Saratoga County for July 19 through July 20th, 2019.
The City of Saratoga wants to make sure everyone stays cool during this time and would like to provide the following tips:

-Use air conditioners or spend time in air-conditioned locations such as malls and libraries.
-Use portable electric fans to exhaust hot air from rooms or draw in cooler air.
-Take a cool bath or shower.
-Minimize direct exposure to the sun.
-Stay hydrated – regularly drink water or other nonalcoholic fluids
-Eat light, cool, easy-to-digest foods such as fruit or salads.
-Wear loose-fitting, light-colored clothes.-Check on older, sick, or frail people who may need help responding to the heat.
-Know the symptoms of excessive heat exposure and appropriate responses.

The Saratoga Springs Recreation Department has spray fountains available for public use at the following sites: 

East Side Rec - 226 Lake Ave  Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
West Side Rec - Division Street  Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Veterans Memorial Park - 10 Adams Rd, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Saratoga Springs Indoor Rec Center, 15 Vanderbilt Ave, Saratoga Springs, 12866, 518-587-3550

The following links may be helpful to you. They contain additional information regarding heatwave safety


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