The fourth of July is a holiday packed with fun gatherings and events. Americans from coast to coast celebrate our nation’s birthday with picnics, parties, road trips and fireworks. Each Friday on our sister site, HealthcareNOW Radio, we run a post called The Friday Five listing five resources connected to a trending topic or item of interest. Last week’s Friday Five was dedicated to sun safety which can come in handy during your July 4th celebration so we’ve included a segment of the post below. Be sure not to miss the other four tips from our Sun Safety Friday Five and from all of us here at Answers Media Network, we wish you a sparkling Fourth!
Nurse Lauren’s Sun Safety Tips
Healthcare NOW Radio’s Nurse Lauren reminds us that sunscreen should be applied at least 15 minutes before you even go outside and reapplied often especially after swimming or sweating. Cover up and stay in the shade when possible. Remember the sun tends to be the hottest between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm. Do you know what type of sunscreen you should be using? Check out her top tips for sun safety including what to look for on sunscreen labels.