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Fun in the Sun, Florida Style

FUN IN THE SUN, FLORIDA STYLE BEST BEACH BEHAVIOR STAY SAFE IN THE SURE Don't swim alone Obey rip current advisories Strong current? Swim parallel to the beach GET ACTIVE Running, walking, and beach sports are heart-healthy activities Stretch out: sand works underused muscles Beware of sand holes that can cause falls DRINK UP Time in the sun = increased dehydration risk Drink water or a sports drink Avoid alcohol, which speeds dehydration STAY SUN SMART Use SPF 15+ sunscreen Reapply sunscreen every 40 minutes if you swim or sweat Get a beach umbrella for additional protection COOKING UP SAFE BBQ PRACTICES OUTSMART KEEP THE BUGS KIDS SAFE Use bug spray on Backyard pool? Assign exposed skin one adult to supervise Clear yard of overgrowth Make the grill area a and standing water kid-free zone Place citronella candles Have a first-aid kit ready in multiple locations MAKE HEALTHY BEAT FOOD SWAPS BACTERIA Cook up fish or chicken Keep meats cold until instead of red meat cooking time Grill plums, nectarines, or pineapple for dessert Serve hot food hot, cold food cold Grill veggies for side dishes Put leftovers away immediately INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY SFort Walton Beach Medical Center Sources: :,20397672_2,00.html

Fun in the Sun, Florida Style

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At your summer BBQs, keep meats cold until cooking time and serve hot food hot and cold food cold. You should also make sure to put away leftovers immediately. Check out this infographic to learn how ...


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