• If you will be going away during cold weather, leave the heat on in your home, set to a temperature no lower than 55ºF.
• Continue to protect yourself from frostbite and hypothermia by wearing warm, loose-fitting, lightweight clothing in several layers. Stay indoors, if possible.
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