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Dive in: from June 27 to September 1, hop in one of New York City\u2019s free outdoor pools. Find them at NYC.gov/parks.

Dive in: from June 27 to September 1, hop in one of New York City’s free outdoor pools. Find them at NYC.gov/parks.

Get a spray cap: opening hydrants with spray caps is a safe and fun way to keep cool. Opening it without one is illegal and wasteful. Visit your local firehouse to get one (must be 18 or older).

Get a spray cap: opening hydrants with spray caps is a safe and fun way to keep cool. Opening it without one is illegal and wasteful. Visit your local firehouse to get one (must be 18 or older).

Protect yourself: if you can\u2019t stay out of the sun, wear a hat and sunscreen (at least SPF 15). Wear loose, lightweight clothing that covers as much skin as possible.

Protect yourself: if you can’t stay out of the sun, wear a hat and sunscreen (at least SPF 15). Wear loose, lightweight clothing that covers as much skin as possible.

Stay hydrated: drink lots of water, even if you don\u2019t feel thirsty. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, or drinks with lots of sugar.

Stay hydrated: drink lots of water, even if you don’t feel thirsty. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, or drinks with lots of sugar.

Visit a cooling center: on dangerously hot days, find free New York City air-conditioned cooling centers by calling 311.

Visit a cooling center: on dangerously hot days, find free New York City air-conditioned cooling centers by calling 311.

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