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Take care in the sun

Summer is almost here (weather permitting) and it's important to look after your skin, whether at home or on holiday. Here are some simple measures that you can take to protect your skin and reduce your risk of skin cancer.

  • Stay in the shade Between 11am & 3pm
  • Use sun protection With at least SPF 15 and UVA 4 stars
  • Wear sunglasses with 100% UV protection
  • Wear a broad-brim hat
  • Cover up

The Public Health Agency publishes information on a wide range of health topics. They have produced the following poster called Take Care In The Sun.

Take care in the sun

For more information about skin care, visit the Care In The Sun website

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