People at the beach try to beat the heat
As parts of the state hit triple-digit temperatures, people across New Jersey are trying to beat the heat.
Some people worshiped the sun at the beach, while others worked out indoors. News 12 New Jersey found Tom Schodowski, of Laurence Harbor, at the Armory Ice Complex. Schodowski says that working out outside was not an option today.
Dan DeSeno, the owner of Midway Ice House, a bagged ice distribution center, says he's hanging inside his freezer as much as possible in order to beat the heat.
State police officials offered the following tips for dealing with the heat:
- Stay indoors in air conditioning as much as possible- If you do go outside stay in the shade- If your home is not air conditioned, spend at least two hours daily at an air conditioned mall, library or other public place- Wear sunscreen outside, along with loose fitting light colored clothes that cover as much skin as possible- Drink water regularly even if you are not thirsty. Limit alcohol, and sugary drinks which speeds dehydration- Never leave children or pets alone in the car- Avoid exertion during the hottest part of the day- Take a cool shower or bath- Be a good neighbor, check on the elderly and people with disabilities in your community who may need assistance keeping cool
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