Skin Cancer Prevention | Sun Safety | Sunscreen Use In School

CDC Resources

Guidelines for School Programs to Prevent Skin Cancer
Provide schools with a comprehensive approach to preventing skin cancer among adolescents and young people. These guidelines are also provided in Spanish

CDC Skin Cancer Primary Prevention and Education Initiative

FDA Resources

FDA Approved Sunscreen Drug Products

Sunscreen: How to Help Protect Your Skin from the Sun
As an FDA-regulated product, sunscreens must pass certain tests before they are sold. How you use the product and what other protective measures you take affect how well you are able to protect yourself from sunburn, skin cancer, early skin aging, and other risks of overexposure to the sun.

New York State Department Of Health Resources

NYS Department of Health Tanning and Sun Safety Page
Provides information on sun safety, indoor tanning, and skin cancer resources for schools. 

Other Resources 

Ray and the Sunbeatables™: A Sun Safety Curriculum
Free sun safety program for PK- first-grade students. 

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Page Updated 5/22/23