Well-Being Checks

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Officials: Take Proper Precautions For The Heat

The string of hot and humid days can have a cumulative effect on people’s health, and everyone is being urged to use caution as the temperature threatens to top 100 degrees.

WBBM Newsradio–07/20/2011

Chicago resident Eddie Richardson uses a fan to keep cool at his apartment during a July 2011 heat wave. Many air conditioners at his building had to be removed while management put in new windows. (Credit: CBS)

Heat Means Danger For Seniors, Kids

The heat wave that has left Chicagoans sweating for the past two days is nothing to fool around with. It can be deadly, especially for senior citizens.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011