GLENDALE, Ariz. – Yucca District Councilmember Joyce Clark discusses important safety information for Glendale families and pets when participating in outdoor activities, especially during the high summer temperatures, on the latest “Beyond the Headlines” with Councilmember Joyce Clark TV show.
During this episode, Clark queries public safety officials on how residents can properly prepare for and protect themselves from the heat while hiking, swimming or in cars during the sweltering summer months. Starting off the show, Park Ranger Chris Kurtzhals and his canine, Ranger, offer crucial safety tips for hiking and heat preparation. Glendale Fire Department Public Information Officer Ashley Losch provides viewers with additional heat safety and rescue information and statistics. She also stresses the importance of CPR and basic water rescue skills to remember. Glendale Police Public Information Officer Tiffany Smith talks about the police department’s role during drowning incidents and warns against leaving children and pets in cars. Lastly, Recreation Coordinator and Lifeguard Kyle White gives viewers basic swimming survival and rescue pointers for water safety and sun protection.
“Summertime is often the deadliest time of year in Arizona. My upcoming show, ‘Beyond the Headlines’ offers Glendale families important, common sense tips to stay safe while recreating or using a vehicle,” said Councilmember Clark. “I urge residents to share this show with family, friends or relatives.”
Watch “Beyond the Headlines” with Councilmember Joyce Clark TV show, slated to begin airing Friday, July 20, at 8 p.m., on Glendale 11. The show is a production of city-owned Glendale 11 TV station and airs daily on Glendale 11. It is also available through the city’s online video library at www.glendaleaz.com/video.