Tips for a Safe and Healthy Summer

Sun SafetySun Safety Tips

  • Wear a sunscreen with a SPF of 15 or higher on all skin that isn't covered. 
  • Limit the amount of time you spend in the direct sun, especially when the sun's rays are most intense, generally from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
  • Wear protective clothing when you're out in the sun, including long sleeves; sun glasses; and a hat that shades your face, neck, and ears.
  • Protect your skin even on cool and cloudy days.


Water Safety Tips    water safety

  • Swim with a friend and always have adult supervision.
  • Always jump in the water feet first.
  • Swim only in designated areas.
  • If you go boating, wear a life jacket.
  • Wear sunscreen.
  • Go to the following websites for more information:

   Water Safety Month

             CDC Master Water Safety

           Red Cross Water Safety Tips

                                   Kids don't float

                   Outdoor Safety Tips

  • Never play on lawn mowers.
  • Never play with fire or fireworks.
  • Always wear sunscreen.
  • Check for ticks every day.
  • Always wear a helmet if you are biking, skating, skateboarding, or riding any moving recreational vehicle.
  • Slide feet first, one child at a time down slides.
  • Swing sitting down.
  • Be alert to your surroundings.

                                play safely

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