To help reduce the rising rates of skin cancer, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as Don’t Fry Day. The Council’s goal is to encourage sun safety awareness by reminding everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors on Don’t Fry Day and every day. As a federal advisory member of the Council, EPA will raise awareness about Don’t Fry Day and the importance of sun protection around this date.
Last year the National Council suggested “slap on a hat” as key point in practicing sun protection, but this year they are asking everyone to use all of the action steps. Since no one alone could be effective in protecting to overexposure to uv radiation. Here are those steps. Take control and take action!
An easy way to remember sun safety awareness is to Slip! Slop! Slap!…and Wrap — slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher, slap on a hat, and wrap on sunglasses. The best way to detect skin cancer early is to examine your skin regularly and recognize changes in moles and skin growths.
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