• August 13, 2020 12:01 PM

What is the best clothing for hot weather or a heat wave?

What is the best clothing for hot weather or a heat wave?

What is the best clothing for hot weather or a heat wave? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Wear as little clothing as possible when you are at home. Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. In the hot sun, a wide-brimmed hat will provide shade and keep the head cool. If you must go outdoors, be sure to apply sunscreen 30 minutes prior to going out and continue to reapply according to the package directions. Sunburn affects your body’s ability to cool itself and causes a loss of body fluids. It also causes pain and damages the skin.