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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 new coronavirus infection, as a "new lifestyle", each and every one of the three basics of infection prevention

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)".

In the coming summer, we would like everyone to be careful about heat stroke more than usual, and we have summarized the points of heat stroke prevention in the "new lifestyle" to prevent the spread of new coronavirus infection.

(XNUMX) Wearing a mask

Masks are effective in preventing the spread of splashes, and we ask that each person wear a "new lifestyle" as a basic measure against infection. However, compared to the case where you do not wear a mask, your heart rate, respiration rate, blood carbon dioxide concentration, and sensible temperature may increase and your body may be overloaded.
Therefore, wearing a mask in an environment such as high temperature and 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) with 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

The use of air conditioners is effective for preventing heat stroke. However, general household air conditioners do not provide ventilation by simply circulating air. To protect against the new coronavirus, it is necessary to ventilate by opening windows and ventilating fans even during cooling. Since ventilation tends to raise the room temperature, 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, there may be times when it is not possible to immediately enter an indoor store, etc. due to restrictions on the number of people. In that case, move to a shaded or well-ventilated place outdoors.

(XNUMX) About daily health management

In the "new lifestyle", we ask you to take a regular temperature measurement every morning and check your health. These are also effective in preventing heat stroke. By knowing normal heat, you can quickly notice the fever. Please familiarize yourself with your body and improve your health care. If you feel unwell, don't overdo it and rest at home.

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