Cooling centers citywide to remain open through Wednesday

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NYC Emergency Management says cooling centers citywide will remain open through Wednesday as high temperatures continue to hover around 90 degrees.

News 12 found some people in Soundview taking a break in the shade to get some relief Tuesday. Some said just walking around during the day was tough because of the humidity.

Over at St. Mary's Park, even more people sought solace in the shade. Others participated in activities like soccer amid the sizzling temperatures.

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Doctors say anyone who takes part in physical activity should make sure they're hydrated and take frequent breaks.

NYC Emergency Management urges people to check in on elderly residents to make sure they're managing the heat and humidity well.

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