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San Antonio opens a cooling center this week as temperatures rise

San Antonio – The city of San Antonio will open a cooling center on Monday as temperatures are expected to rise throughout the week.

According to the city, the heat index is expected to be in the range of 100 to 103 degrees by July 31st.

According to city officials, cooling centers provide residents with a place to cool from heat and help prevent heat-related illnesses.

“Warning signs of heat stroke include red, hot, moist or dry skin, no sweating, strong fast or slow weak pulse, nausea, confusion, or strange behavior. If the child shows any of these signs, cool the child quickly with cold water (not an ice bath) and immediately call 911 or the nearest emergency phone number, “the city said in a news release. It is stated in.

Children over the age of 65 and children are at increased risk of developing fever-related illnesses.

A complete list of cooling centers can be found on the Metro Health website.

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San Antonio opens a cooling center this week as temperatures rise

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