Below you will find resources that can aid in the communication of the importance of sun safety to parents, staff, volunteers, and program participants. Be creative with these promotional tools. One municipal recreation department used a jpg listed below on their staff shirts as a constant and visible reminder to practice sun safety. Another department used the Hat Index jpg in their summer brochure as an educational tool for parents.
• These graphics can be used to promote sun safety in brochures or on a website to promote sun safety.
Sun Safe Play Everyday – JPG
Seek Shade - JPG
Warning – Sunburn Ahead – JPG
Stop Sunburn – JPG
Hat Index – JPG
• This 8.5x11 poster can be used to indicate the daily UV Index and appropriate action for staff, parents and participants. Laminated UV posters can be requested from Cancer Care Nova Scotia.
UV Poster - PDF
• This parent letter can be adapted for your organization and distributed at the beginning of the summer.
Parent Letter – Microsoft Word
• The Canadian Dermatology Association keeps an up-to-date list of approved sunscreen products. This is a helpful resource to share with parents and staff.
Cancer Care Nova Scotia has free promotional swag for Nova Scotia Municipalities, Organizations and Sports Groups to help reinforce the message of sun safety in summer programs and activities. Order forms are available each spring. To request an order form please contact ccns.nshealth.ca