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Never leave a child in an auto

With COVID-19 still a threat, parents may be tempted to leave a child in the vehicle while they run into the store. Leaving a child in a vehicle, which can quickly heat up, is always a dangerous idea — even if it is for a very short time. Children are more at risk for heatstroke since a child’s body temperature rises 3 to 5 times faster than an adult. Heatstroke can occur at body temperatures above 104 degrees. Even mild outside temperatures can pose a threat, but with Texas temperatures soon climbing into the 90s each day, the danger becomes even ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331