Brooklyn residents attempt to beat the heat

Brooklyn residents tried to stay cool today as the borough dealt with record-breaking heat. The Office of Emergency Management and the Department of Health opened

BROOKLYN - Brooklyn residents tried to stay cool today as the borough dealt with record-breaking heat. The Office of Emergency Management and the Department of Health opened cooling centers across the city after a heat advisory was issued. OEM officials urged residents to stay out of the sun and check on neighbors who may be vulnerable to the heat.

Some signs of heat exhaustion are heavy sweating, paleness, weakness and nausea.

Click here for a list of cooling centers.

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