Tuguegarao health officer cautions public vs. heat-related illnesses
TUGUEGARAO CITY, March 1 (PNA) -- The city health office on Wednesday advised the public to be aware of the diseases that come with the summer season and how to prevent them.
With summer almost here, city health officer, Dr. James Guzman, warned that adults could suffer hypertension and heat stroke during the hot weather while children could be prone to measles, sore eyes, sunburn, cough and colds, loose bowel movement and rabies caused by household pets.
To protect against these illnesses, Guzman recommended the use of umbrellas when going out, using handkerchiefs when coughing, taking a bath daily, cleaning one’s surroundings, and giving pets anti-rabies shots.
He also urged all Tuguegaraoguenos to immediately see a doctor at the first sign of an illness. (PNA)