Tips for Staying Hydrated


  • Have something to drink when you first get up in the morning.
  • Carry a plastic water bottle with you during work hours and when you are away from home for long periods of time.
  • Try to drink something before, during and after exercising, especially in hot weather.  Drink water every 15 minutes as you exercise. 
  • Remember to drink before you get thirsty.
  • Try to limit caffeinated and sugary beverages and alcohol.
  • Monitor your fluid intake, factoring in foods. Most of what we eat contains some water, especially fruits and vegetables.
  • Keep a glass, cup or plastic bottle of water next to your bed.
  • Watch for signs of dehydration, including; fatigue, headache, nausea, and light-headedness.