Healthy Habits for Summer

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It’s summer time in Louisiana which means hotter and longer days. Special Olympics Louisiana wants to stress the importance of healthy habits for when having fun in the sun!

Some helpful tips to remember before going out:

  1. Wear sunscreen and remember to reapply if you will be outside for most of the day.
  2. Check the expiration date! Sunscreen expires and loses its effectiveness.
  3. Wear a hat.
  4. Wear sunglasses with UV protection.
  5. Drink plenty of water.
  6. Wear light and bright clothes. Dark colors absorb the heat.

More helpful tips on sun care can be found here.

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