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Title: Practice%20Sun%20Safety%20Daily


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Practice Sun Safety Daily
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Remember the 5 Ss
  • Slip
  • Slop
  • Slap
  • Sunglasses
  • Seek
  • Say no

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Slip
  • Slip on a shirt
  • A long-sleeved shirt is best. If you choose a
    short-sleeved shirt, be sure to apply sunscreen
    on the exposed skin

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Slop
  • Slop on sunscreen.
  • Use sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF)
    of 15 or higher.
  • Sunscreen needs to be generously applied at least
    30 minutes before sun exposure.
  • Reapply sunscreen every 2 hours and after
    swimming or sweating

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Slap
  • Slap on a hat
  • The head and neck are common places for skin
    cancer to start
  • For maximum protection, wear a hat with a 3-4
    inch brim all around.
  • Be sure to sunscreen your ears and neck if you
    wear a smaller hat or baseball cap.

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Sunglasses
  • Wrap on sunglasses.
  • Sunglasses protect the eyes and skin around the
    eyes.
  • Choose sunglasses that block 100 of both UVA and
    UVB rays.

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Seek
  • Seek shade.
  • Because the suns UV rays are most intense
    between 10 AM and 4 PM, outdoor activities should
    be minimized during this time
  • If you are outside during this time, find some
    shade, and keep cool under a tree, umbrella, or
    structure.

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Say no
  • Say no to artificial rays.
  • Do not use indoor tanning beds, booths, and
    sunlamps.
  • Artificial rays are sources of artificial UV
    radiation.
  • Indoor tanning devices are not safe!

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Remember the 5 Ss
  • Slip
  • Slop
  • Slap
  • Sunglasses
  • Seek
  • Say no

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