Heatwave prompts relaxing of coronavirus pool restrictions

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The year's first heat wave continues to bear down on the Inland Empire today, raising concerns about those confined indoors without air conditioning due to the coronavirus lockdown. County health officials eased pool usage guidelines on Friday for those seeking relief, allowing swimmers to enjoy private pools, like those at motels, apartment complexes or county clubs. However, only one swimmer is allowed in the pool at a time under the new rules. Gatherings in pool areas remains barred, unless a parent is watching a child in the pool, officials said. Officials also urged seniors to remain in their homes with the air conditioning turned up, adding that the Riverside County Office of Aging is prepared to help seniors pay their utility bills. Seniors lacking air
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