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Vacation Safety

Spring break is a great time to escape with family and friends. Have a blast and stay safe by thinking about the following sun and beach safety tips.

Keep healthy in the sun by remembering the following:

  • Always wear sunscreen. Waterproof sunscreen is best for swimming. Try the sunscreen on, checking for allergies, and be sure to keep lotion out of your eyes.
  • Wear clothes that will keep you cool and sun-safe.
  • Wear hats with bills facing forward to shield your eyes and protect your face from sun-burn.
  • If sunburn results in fever, burns, or other serious conditions immediately contact a doctor.

Now that your skin is taken care of, let's review a few tips for the beach:

  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Do not swim alone.
  • Keep a watch for rip currents and avoid those areas in the water.
  • Always swim in the designated swimming area.
  • Find shelter in the case of bad weather. Stay dry and safe.
  • Watch out for traffic in the water such as fellow swimmers and boats.

By keeping safe in the sun and the water, you will be sure to enjoy your vacation!

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