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How do you prevent sunburn?

Sun exposure

Reduce sun exposure between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. When the sun’s rays are strongest.


Apply sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 and make sure it protects against UVA and UVB rays.

How do you prevent heatstroke?


Drink lots of water and don’t wait until you feel thirsty before drinking, unless you have a medical restriction

Strenuous activities

Avoid strenuous activities, especially during the hottest times of the day.

prolonged exposure

Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun.

Your health guide

Things can happen during the summer! Find out how to prevent and treat common summer ailments with our handy guide!

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PSST! Summer first aid

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