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Point of heat stroke prevention action in "new lifestyle"

Published 2020 years 06 month 02 Date

Last updated 2020 years 06 month 02 Date

Point of heat stroke prevention action in "new lifestyle"

 In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, each person has three basics of infection prevention as a "new lifestyle".

XNUMX. Secure physical distance, XNUMX. Wearing a mask, XNUMX. It is required to practice a lifestyle that incorporates measures such as hand washing and avoiding "XNUMX dense (close, close, closed)".

 As we enter the summer, we would like you to pay more attention to heat stroke than usual, and we have summarized the points of heat stroke prevention in the "new lifestyle" to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

(XNUMX) Wearing a mask

 The mask is effective in preventing the spread of droplets, and we ask each person to wear it as a basic infection control measure even in a "new lifestyle".However, compared to when you are not wearing a mask, your heart rate, respiratory rate, blood carbon dioxide concentration, and sensible temperature may increase, which may put a strain on your body.
 Therefore, wearing a mask in an environment such as high temperature or high humidity may increase the risk of heat stroke, so remove the mask if you can secure a sufficient distance (at least XNUMX m or more) from people outdoors. let's do it.
If you wear a mask, avoid heavy work or exercise, and keep hydrated even if you are not thirsty. It is also necessary to take off your mask temporarily and take a break at a place where you can keep a sufficient distance from the people around you. When you go out, avoid hot days and times and try to wear cool clothing.

(XNUMX) About the use of air conditioners

 Utilization of air conditioners is effective for preventing heat stroke.However, general household air conditioners only circulate air and do not ventilate.To prevent the new coronavirus, it is necessary to ventilate by opening windows and ventilation fans even during cooling.Ventilation tends to raise the room temperature, so make adjustments such as lowering the temperature setting of the air conditioner.

(XNUMX) About moving to a cool place

 If you feel any change in your physical condition, moving to a cool place immediately is effective in preventing heat stroke.On the other hand, it may not be possible to enter indoor stores immediately due to restrictions on the number of people.In that case, move to a shaded or well-ventilated place even outdoors.

(XNUMX) About daily health management

 In the "new lifestyle", we ask you to measure your body temperature and check your health on a regular basis, such as every morning.These are also effective in preventing heat stroke.By knowing normal fever, you can quickly notice fever.Get to know your body on a daily basis and improve your health management.Also, if you feel unwell, do not overdo it and rest at home.

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