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1 Practice Sun Safety Daily

2 Remember the 5 “S’s” Slip Slop Slap Sunglasses Seek Say no 2

3 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 3

4 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 4

5 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 inch brim all around. Be sure to sunscreen your ears and neck if you wear a smaller hat or baseball cap. 5

6 Sunglasses Wrap on sunglasses.
Sunglasses protect the eyes and skin around the eyes. Choose sunglasses that block 100% of both UVA and UVB rays. 6

7 Seek Seek shade. Because the sun’s 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. 7

8 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! 8

9 Remember the 5 “S’s” Slip Slop Slap Sunglasses Seek Say no 9

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