“Tips on How to Prevent Dehydration and Heat Related Illnesses” Topic for Free “Sports Smart” Series

Join Dan Welch, ATC, a certified athletic trainer with Southeast Georgia Health System Sports Medicine, on Tuesday, Aug. 5, as he hosts "Sports Smart," a question and answer session focusing on "Tips on How to Prevent Dehydration and Heat Related Illnesses."

The drop-in event, which takes place 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Golden Isles YMCA in the Southeast Georgia Health System Health Information Center, located at 144 Scranton Connector in Brunswick, is open to the community and does not require YMCA membership. Participants are welcome to drop in during the session to learn more about the signs and symptoms of heat illness and tips for staying hydrated when exercising in the heat.

Southeast Georgia Health System Sports Medicine presents the Sports Smart series the first Tuesday of each month. The presenters and topics, which focus on sports health and injury prevention, vary monthly.

To learn more about the Sports Smart series, please call 912-466-5745, or send an email to
rknor@sghs.org.