Tips for a Great, Safe Summer
Tips for a Great, Safe Summer

Tips for a Great, , Safe Summer.

Staying safe in the summer heat just takes a little forethought.

These six tips will help everyone have a great summer.

1, Use sunscreen consistently.

A sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 is recommended.

When out in the sun for long stretches, makes sure to re-apply every couple of hours.

2, Pay attention to kids and pets in hot cars.

Exit routines that include making sure the car is empty and you've got command of your keys go a long way in keeping your little ones safe.

3, Don't forget about ticks.

Insects are the last thing anyone is thinking about right now.

But they're still out there so make sure to apply bug spray when in tick-infested areas.

3, Be mindful around pools and bodies of water.

Swim lessons for kids and CPR certification are great safeguards to keep summer joyful and fun.

5, Drink lots of hydrating fluids.

Sugary or alcoholic beverages dehydrate the body, so make sure you've got plenty of water on hand as well.

6, Stay cool.

Kids are especially susceptible to heat stroke.

Light clothes, a spray bottle and access to shade help to ensure safety on a hot summer day