The Information Center of the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan recommended using personal protective equipment for the upper respiratory tract, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan (TDH) reported on Sunday.
According to the Ministry’s Information Center, in order to prevent the negative effect of weather on the human body in the summer, it is necessary to constantly consult with a family doctor to strengthen preventive measures.
"On such days, in order to reduce the natural-exogenous effects due to a possible increase in dust and, therefore, pathogenic substances in the air, everyone is strongly advised to use personal protective equipment of the upper respiratory tract - medical masks," the report said.
The statement also notes the need to maintain a safe distance from each other, at least 1 meter, and observe the rules of personal and public hygiene.
The information center of the Ministry reminds that in the summer, given the hot weather, one should not immediately enter the cold or refrigerated room, stand under a working air conditioner and drink excessive cold water.