Posts Tagged ‘summer’

Preventing Mosquito Bites

Protect yourself from mosquito bites by using insect repellent. Apply an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered insect repellent that contains one of the active ingredients below: DEET Picaridin IR3535 Oil of lemon eucalyptus Para-menthane-diol 2-Undecanone Visit the EPA website to search which EPA registered insect repellent product is right for you. Make sure to always […]


Ticks – A “Buggy” Danger

Summer! Long hot days… lemonade… sun… and BUGS! Yes, summer is notoriously known for bees, ants, and mosquitoes, but now we can add another bug to that list… TICKS! Ticks are tiny insects that thrive in moist, warm climates. Ohio has seen an increase in ticks since 2010 as more of them hitch rides on […]


Summer Protection

Summer has officially arrived! Warm air! Beaches! Lemonade!  While enjoying the many wonderful things that summer brings, we also have to remember the dangers that come with the heat of the sun! Every year, more then 100,000 individuals seek the care of a local Emergency Room or physician for a heat-related illness.  But more alarming […]


Sunburn Degrees and Treatments

Is that sunburn or are you blushing at me? Sunburn is skin damage from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. There are three degrees of sunburn and they are as follows: Degrees of Sunburn First: Redness in the skin. Second: Some reddening of the skin and water blisters. Third: Most to all require the immediate care […]