Tips to beat the heat and stay safe

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City officials opened cooling centers around the Big Apple Thursday to help New Yorkers beat the heat. 

Experts say residents, especially children and senior citizens, should wear sunscreen while outdoors and stay hydrated. If possible, they're urged to stay inside with air conditioning.

The cooling centers opened in a variety of buildings, including NYCHA complexes, public libraries and Salvation Army community centers.

Here is a list of cooling centers open in the borough.

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