Summer Health Related Topics and Web Resources

You can reduce your risk of skin damage and skin cancer by seeking shade under an umbrella, tree, or other shelter before you need relief from the sun.

The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Follow these recommendations to help protect yourself and your family.

Shade, Proper Clothing, Hat, Sunglasses and Sunscreen

https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/basic_info/sun-safety.htm

Heads Up - Helmet Safety

Your child’s helmet should fit properly and be:

Click on the link to learn more

https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/helmets/index.html

Well maintained

Age appropriate

Worn consistently and correctly

Appropriately certified for use

How to Hydrate Your Child

Tips for Preventing Dehydration in Children

Did you know that kids sweat less than grownups? Kids who play games or sports need to drink plenty of water so they can stay hydrated, especially if they’re outside in hot, humid weather.

Click on the link to learn more

https://www.webmd.com/parenting/active-child-hydrated

Beware of Ticks!

Learn how to Prevent Bites, Remove Ticks and Check for Symptoms

https://www.cdc.gov/ticks/