Rep. Windhorst offers tips to avoid heat-related illnesses

State Rep. Patrick Windhorst is offering residents safety tips to avoid heat related illnesses during the coming heat wave across Illinois.

A stretch of hot weather is expected across Illinois this week. Here are a few tips for staying safe in the heat:

  • Limit outdoor activities
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Wear light clothing
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Work outdoors early or very late in the day