In this kind of weather, it's easy to succumb to heat exhaustion, and everyone's body reacts differently to the heat.
"Heat problems kind of sneak up on you. People don't realize they're getting in trouble because they aren't paying attention to their surroundings. It's the person who is hot to the touch and isn't sweating that's the one you really need to worry about," says Julie Davis of the Muskingum Valley Red Cross.
Well, it's going to be a really long day, literally.
Monday is officially the first day of Summer, and the longest day of the year. Many kids were out today at the Village Pool in South Zanesville enjoying the extended day of sunshine.
"We have a lot of people coming out here to swim. We have a good, good pool. We've been having a good time, so far it's been getting hot so everyone needs to come out here and swim," says lifeguard Zack McPeak.
Whether your'e swimming, working in the garden, or playing ball, it's important to protect your skin.
Most people have had a sunburn, and the more often they do, the more crucial it is for them to lather up.
The Medical Director of the Health Department, Dr. Vicki Whitacre says, "The risks for not protecting your skin, well first sunburn which can make you very very uncomfortable, be painful. Three sunburns that peel double your risk for skin cancer, too much sun ages your...
A taste of summer-like weather and the approaching holiday weekend means more people will be engaging in water activities, including swimming.
State parks offer about 80 beaches and 20 pools that nearly four-point-five million people visited last year, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Recreation have a few key points to keep you and your family safe.
It's important for parents to keep an eye of their kids. Families should only enter the water in...
When school doors close for summer vacation in less than a month, what will your children be doing?
The 211 Call Center for Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan counties wants to help you keep your kids active.
"We've had calls in regard to summer camps or maybe the time the Y pool will be open this summer...say something for children with disabilities or adults with disabilities, there's the Echoing Hills Camp, " says 211 Call Center Manager, Audrey Foster.