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Keep cool with 8 heat safety tips from Amica

LINCOLN, R.I., July 7, 2016 – While summer is a great time for outdoor activities,
it can also bring extreme heat and humidity. In fact, nearly a third of
weather-related deaths in the U.S. are attributed to excessive natural heat, heat
stroke, sun stroke or all three, according to the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC). That’s why Amica Insurance is offering tips to help keep everyone
safe.

Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable, so stay cool and use common
sense. Amica is sharing the following tips from the CDC:

Drink plenty of fluids, regardless of activity level.
Wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothing, and always put on sunscreen.
Stay indoors if possible, and in an air-conditioned place.
Monitor infants, young children and the elderly.
Do not leave children or pets in a parked car.
Eat lightly, and avoid hot foods and alcohol.
Provide plenty of fresh water for pets.
Seek medical attention if anyone exhibits warning signs, like extremely high body
temperatures, red, hot or dry skin, nausea or a rapid, strong pulse.

About Amica Insurance

Amica Mutual Insurance Co., the nation’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles, was
founded in 1907. The company, based in Lincoln, Rhode Island, is a national writer
of auto, home, marine and umbrella insurance. Life coverage is available through
Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica employs more than
3,400 people in 44 offices across the country. For more information, visit
Amica.com.