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Summer Safety

Updated 6/2015

Heat Safety from Kane County Health Department - Includes a list of cooling centers, as well as safety tips.

Healthy Children - Tips to keep children healthy while at play – includes swimming, biking, playground and sun safety.

The Humane Society of the United States - Learn how to keep your pets safe and healthy in the summer.

Keep Cool in Illinois - Get tips to help all Illinoisans - especially the elderly, families with small children and other vulnerable residents - stay cool, healthy and safe this summer.

Outdoor Eating Food Safety Tips - Safe food handling techniques to protect yourself, your family, and friends from foodborne illness when eating outdoors.

The Red Cross - Information on water, boating, and hiking and camping safety from the Red Cross.

State Department Travel Site - Tips for traveling safely at home and abroad, with children and without can be found here.

Boating Safety - Don't wreck your summer! Boating safety and navigation tips from the Coast Guard.

ADD: Sunscreen Ratings - Environmental Working Group's annual ratings of sunscreen effectiveness and safety.