This morning marked the launch of the Phoenix Fire and Phoenix Public Transit Departments’ 4th Annual Personal Cool Campaign – where both agencies work together to reach out to bus and rail riders to remind them how to stay safe – and hydrated – during summer months.
Yvette Roeder from Public Transit, along with Captain Jay Arthur from Phoenix Fire and several others, both participated in several media interviews to launch the event this morning and members of both agencies were out at the Central Station and Sunnyslope Transit Centers passing out flyers on heat safety as well as generously-donated, summer-themed giveaway items including water, lip balm, sunscreen and sweet summer treats.
Some tips to stay “personally cool” from the Departments include:
And, both departments urge the entire community to educate themselves about the two most common heat emergencies in Arizona:
For more information about the Personal Cool Campaign and its upcoming outreach event dates, please click here.