UV Safety Awareness Month


Stay Safe in the Sun! July is UV Safety Awareness Month! 

woman on the beach applying sunscreen

Stay Safe in the Sun! July is UV Safety Awareness Month! 

Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays is crucial, especially during the sunny summer months. Let’s make UV Safety a top priority and keep ourselves and our loved ones safe from the damaging effects of the sun. 

Here are some essential tips to stay safe and enjoy the sun responsibly:

Wear Sunscreen: Apply broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher generously to all exposed skin. Don’t forget to reapply every two hours or after swimming or sweating.

Seek Shade: When the sun is at its peak (usually between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.), seek shade under an umbrella, tree, or awning. This helps reduce direct exposure to UV rays.When planning outdoor activities, choose locations with shaded areas or bring your own shade, such as pop-up canopies or umbrellas.

Wear Protective Clothing: Cover up with lightweight, tightly woven clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. They provide an extra layer of defense against harmful UV rays.

Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water to keep your body hydrated, especially when spending time outdoors. Hydration helps maintain healthy skin and regulates body temperature.

Let’s make UV Safety a priority this month and beyond! Share these tips with your family, friends, and community to ensure everyone enjoys the summer sun while protecting their skin. Together, we can prevent skin damage and reduce the risk of skin cancer. 

Remember, sun safety is a year-round commitment. Let’s embrace the sun responsibly and keep our skin healthy and glowing for years to come!