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Summer is a time of vacation and fun activities. It also presents opportunities for injury, illness, or death. Keeping basic safety tips in mind will help you have a happy, healthy, and safe summer.

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MHS and MOS the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

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7/12/2021
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MHS and Military OneSource To Your Health: Summer Safety Discussion with Lt. Col. Christine Smetana of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

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Child Safety - Extreme Heat

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7/12/2021
Child Safety - Extreme Heat

Hello, summer! Summer may be the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors with your children. However, when temperatures are more hot or humid than normal, take extra precautions. Follow these tips.

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Pet Safety - Extreme Heat

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7/12/2021
Pet Safety - Extreme Heat

Extreme heat can also affect your pets. Extreme heat is when temperatures are much hotter or humid than normal. Follow these tips.

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MHS and MOS Town Hall To Your Health Summer Safety

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7/12/2021
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MHS and Military OneSource: To Your Health: Summer Safety Discussion with Lt. Col. Christine Smetana of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

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Warning: Fireworks Are Dangerous (and Can Be Traumatic for Some)

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7/2/2021
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Fireworks safety is no joke. Keep children away and watch for duds.

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6/30/2021
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Enjoying summer safely - like drinking plenty of water, wearing sunscreen, and wearing a life jacket around water - is the best way to enjoy summer.

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Extreme Heat Safety Tips: Checking In with Older Adults

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6/29/2021
Extreme Heat Safety Tips: Checking In with Older Adults

If you have an older adult (age 65 and older) in your family, neighborhood, or community, check in with them during extreme heat, when temperatures are more hot or humid than normal. Older adults are more likely to experience heat-related health problems. Remember! Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable Ask yourself the following questions.

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Extreme Heat: Safety Tips

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6/21/2021
Extreme Heat: Safety Tips

Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Follow these tips to keep yourself and others safe.

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Extreme Heat: Safety Tips for Older Adults

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6/21/2021
Extreme Heat: Safety Tips for Older Adults

Older adults are more likely to suffer from heat-related health problems, according to the CDC. This infographic offers safety tips for older adults.

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Think Sunscreen and Water for Summer Sun Safety

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6/16/2021
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Sun safety tips to keep you aware and healthy

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Safety tips for the 101 critical days of summer

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6/3/2021
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Summer safety is no accident. Tips for a safe 101 days of summer.

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Heat Acclimatization

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5/19/2021
Heat Acclimatization

Infographic on Heat acclimatization to prevent heat illness.

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WHEC Infographic

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5/19/2021
WHEC Infographic

Social media graphic from the Consortium for Health and Military Performance on extreme heat showing a service member looking towards sunset. “Warrior Heat and Exertion-Related Event Collaborative Educational tools, Provider Tools, Resources ”

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Summer Safety 2018 Hydration Safety

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7/10/2018
Summer Safety 2018 Hydration Safety

This infographic provides information on ways to stay hydrated while out in the sun.

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Summer Safety 2018 Water Safety

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6/16/2018
Summer Safety 2018 Water Safety

This infographic provides information on ways to protect yourself while you're in or near water.

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