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buyandsell weather tips
With a forecast calling for temperatures as low as -6 degrees, it’s important for neighbors to be prepared, especially area seniors. Here are some tips to share in your community: 

COLD WEATHER TIPS 

Stay Warm and Protected 
When exposed to cold temperatures, your body is at risk of injury due to hypothermia (abnormally low body temperature) and frostbite caused by the body freezing. Most at risk are (1) elderly people with inadequate food, clothing, or heating; (2) babies sleeping in cold bedrooms; (3) people who remain outdoors for long periods—the homeless; (4) people who drink alcohol or use illicit drugs. 

Warning signs of hypothermia include shivering, confusion, low energy whereas warning signs of frostbite include numbness, skin that feels unusually firm or waxy and discoloration. 

Heat Your Home Safely 
Improper use of space heaters, ovens, fireplaces and generators to heat homes create two major causes of preventable deaths during the…

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