The world is opening up again! Thanks to numbers from the COVID-19 pandemic finally dropping, people are getting back to doing what they love — spending time with friends and family, enjoying restaurants and bars, and even slowly returning to public events like concerts. It’s been a while since crowded areas were safely possible — as we continue to open back up, keep these safety tips in mind.
Hydrate To Dominate!
Whenever spending time outside, take care of your body. Heatstroke is surprisingly common, and dehydration even more so — whether you’re attending an outdoor festival, working out outdoors, or spending time in a park, be sure to stock up on water (especially if attending an event that has drinking involved).
Love The Skin You’re In
When outdoors, sunscreen is also critical. Your skin will thank you: putting on sunscreen is the easiest way to prevent long-term damage like skin spots, wrinkles, eye damage, and skin cancer, which is statistically the most common of all cancers. Take 30 seconds to lather up before heading out.
Also pay attention to labels — if you’re near the water, consider a waterproof sunscreen for the day. For those with more sensitive skin, a sunscreen with SPF can help avoid burns.
UV radiation from the sun is a tough challenge to navigate, especially because, often, damage doesn’t show up until it’s too late. Get ahead of the curve with sunscreen.
Adhere to CDC Guidelines
Although circumstances around the coronavirus have improved significantly, it’s still important to stay updated on numbers and restrictions. The best way to ensure a safe summer is to get vaccinated.
While fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks indoors or outdoors, dangerous variants and spikes in coronavirus cases are still possible in future months. It will become important to stay up to date on the latest information in order to maintain this positive, post-pandemic direction.
Keep summer fun going without getting sick or injured! When attending events, always have a game plan for safe transportation, hydration, and skincare.
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