Safe and Fun

Sun, bugs and heat can increase risk of illness and accidents, but these summer safety tips can be no sweat to follow.

Insects. Don’t let bugs take a bite out of warm weather fun.

  • Use insect repellant
  • Remove standing water
  • Wear protective clothing


Don’t get heated.

  • Drink water to stay hydrated
  • Wear lightweight, light-colored and loose fitting clothing
  • Stay cool in the air conditioning or shade


Let the sun shine.

  • Apply “broad-spectrum” sunscreen every day with an SPF of 30 or higher and reapply if sweating or swimming
  • Wear sunglasses with UV protection and a hat
  • Avoid direct rays from 10am to 2pm
  • Never leave children or pets unattended in the car, especially in the heat