SPOTLIGHT: Sun Safety!

Hey everybody, the weather’s getting hot. So, in this SPOTLIGHT, we are focusing on Sun Safety! Sun Safety is all about getting outside and staying busy in nice weather, but also making sure that we take care of our health and avoid the risks of being in the sun.  There are some really great tips on …

SPOTLIGHT: Sun Safety!

Hey everybody, the weather’s getting hot. So, in this SPOTLIGHT, we are focusing on Sun Safety! Sun Safety is all about getting outside and staying busy in nice weather, but also making sure that we take care of our health and avoid the risks of being in the sun.  There are some really great tips …

SPOTLIGHT: Sun Safety!

Now that the weather is getting warmer, when you are outside remember to practice Sun Safety! There are lots of great benefits to getting a daily dose of sunshine – warmth, light, vitamin D3, and improved mood – but too much UV exposure can have dangerous effects. Before going out to enjoy the good weather, …

Be Sun Safe!

As the sun comes out and the temperatures climb, remember to be Sun Safe! Cover up. Wear light-coloured, long-sleeved shirts, pants, and a wide-brimmed hat made from breathable fabric. When you buy sunglasses, make sure they provide protection against both UVA and UVB rays. Limit your time in the sun. Keep out of the sun …

Be Sun Safe!

As the sun comes out and the temperatures climb, remember to be Sun Safe! Cover up. Wear light-coloured, long-sleeved shirts, pants, and a wide-brimmed hat made from breathable fabric. When you buy sunglasses, make sure they provide protection against both UVA and UVB rays. Limit your time in the sun. Keep out of the sun …

Health and Safety

Emergency Preparedness – Resources PreparedBC has an Extreme Heat preparedness website here, and has a guide to preparing for extreme heat, you can find it here.  Emergency Management BC is the province’s lead coordinating agency for all emergency management activities.  Emergency Info BC is a helpful resource during partial and full–scale provincial emergencies.  BC Wildfire Services …

Health and Safety

Seven Steps to Cold Weather Safety PreparedBC Emergency Info BC Canadian Red Cross Interior Health Health Canada HealthlinkBC Disability Alliance BC – Emergency Preparedness Central Okanagan Emergency Operations For information on staying safe in the summer months, check out sun safety basics here, view a video on sun safety here,  and read about first aid …