Summer is upon us, which means sunshine and blue skies (when it’s not raining of course). Unfortunately, in our rush to enjoy the sun, Washingtonians often forget its rays can harm our skin. In fact, Washington’s skin cancer rate is among the highest in the nation. But don’t worry, our Sun Safety Quiz has the answers for protecting your skin this sunny season.
Sun safety tips
For more sun safety tips, watch Kaiser Permanente dermatologist Lauren McCaffrey, MD discuss how to correctly apply sunscreen in a segment on Seattle’s Q13 Fox. For a more comprehensive look, Kaiser Permanente melanoma specialist Andy Chien, MD, PhD partnered with REI to develop the online guide, Sunscreen: How to Choose and Use.