As the summer approaches and the temperatures begin to rise the local health officials are urging caution.  Temperatures have been in the low-90's for a few days, and more 90-degree temperatures are expected to start the week.

Laura Fowler, Clinical Educator at OSF St. Anthony's Health Center says staying hydrated is important.  She tells The Big Z how to tell if you're getting dehydrated.

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Temperatures in a confined space like a car can lead to brain damage and even death in some cases. The effects can be especially severe for children and the elderly.  You are also urged to pay closer attention to your pets in this warm weather. For more high temperature safety tips click ere: www.Ready.Illinois.Gov 


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