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City of Dubuque sets up cooling centers for Monday and Tuesday

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

The City of Dubuque has set up cooling centers in response to the heat advisory that has been issued by the National Weather Service for Monday and Tuesday.

The following locations will be available for residents:

- Carnegie-Stout Public Library, 360 W 11th St.,  Monday & Tuesday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

- Multi-Cultural Family Center, 1157 Central Ave Monday & Tuesday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

The city asks that residents take measures to prevent heat-related illnesses.

- Keep cool 

- Use common sense

- Use a buddy system. Check on your neighbor, friends, and relatives. Watch others for heat-induced illness..

- Increase fluid intake, regardless of your activity level.

- Wear hats that shade your face, such as sun hats, visors, etc.

- Keep in the shade, cool or air conditioned areas as much as possible.

- Work slowly if you are not used to working or exercising in heat and humidity. Stop immediately if you get dizzy, nauseated, or feel weak.

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