Sun Safety

Most kids love to play, and socialize outside on sunny, hot days, but too much fun in the sun and heat can be harmful – and even fatal. So remember to cover up, use sunscreen or stay out of the suns harmful rays.

The following additional resources are provided for your convenience in learning more about sun safety:

Resources

Sun Safety | Government of Canada

Information about the harmful effects of extreme heat and ultraviolet (UV) radiation, including skin cancer, as well as first aid tips for sunburn and heat illness.

Sun Safety | kids health.org

When kids are outdoors, it's important to protect their skin to prevent melanoma and skin damage from too much sun exposure.

Here's how to help kids enjoy fun in the sun safely.

Be Sun Safe | Canadian Cancer Society

No one is completely safe from the sun. In Canada, sunlight is strong enough to cause skin cancer, premature aging of the skin and harm to the eyes. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and it’s also one of the most preventable.

Sun Safety for Everyday | Canadian Dermatology Association

When kids are outdoors, it's important to protect their skin to prevent melanoma and skin damage from too much sun exposure.

Here's how to help kids enjoy fun in the sun safely.

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