DID YOU KNOW???

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Did you know?

Most kids get much of their lifetime sun exposure before the age of 18?

Did you know?

Most sun damage occurs as a result of incidental exposure during day-to-day activities. Not necessarily at the beach.

Did you know?

Time of year, altitude and latitude contribute to sun damage. The closer to the Equator, clouds and air become thinner and sun exposure is increasingly more dangerous.

Did you know?

69% of all children get serious sunburns! That’s a fact!

Did you know?

Infants have thinner skin and under-developed melanin. BABIES BURN EASILY. The best protection for babies under the age of 6 months is SHADE. BABY SHADY IS AVAILABLE!

SUN FACT #1

SUNLIGHT contains 3 types of UV RAYS: UVA, UVB and UVC.

SUN FACT #2

UVA RAYS CAUSE premature aging, wrinkling and contribute to skin cancer.

SUN FACT #3

UVB RAYS ARE DANGEROUS as well as they cause SUNBURNS, EYE DAMAGE AND EFFECT OUR CHILDREN’S IMMUNE SYSTEM.

SUN FACT #4

ALL UV RAYS ARE STRONGEST and MOST HARMFUL DURING MIDDAY HOURS WHEN CHILDREN LIKE TO PLAY.

SUN FACT #5

MELANOMA is the most dangerous form of skin cancer and is associated with severe UVB sunburns that occur BEFORE THE AGE OF 20!

SUN FACT #6

Many UVB rays are absorbed by the Ozone layer, however, those that get through can provide a lifetime of anguish and damage to people of ALL ages.

SUN FACT #7

CHILDREN acquire 25% of their lifetime exposure to ultra-violet radiation during EARLY CHILDHOOD.

SUN FACTS
(NOT FUN FACTS)

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“Let’s invite more friends over to play with us in the shade!”

Sunny