Look after your health this summer

Friday, June 21, 2024

It’s a boost for our physical and mental health to spend time in the sunshine. However, it’s important to know how to look after ourselves and each other during the summer months.

We’ve put together a guide on how you can stay well in hot weather, including: 

•    Staying safe in the sun, from wearing the right sunscreen to spotting signs of heatstroke 
•    Tips on how to keep cool on a hot day, including how to keep your home cool 
•    Keeping young babies and children safe this summer 
•    Water and fire safety 
•    Planning ahead for your summer holidays   
•    The importance of keeping up to date with your family’s vaccinations.
To find out more, visit: www.wakefield.gov.uk/summer-health

Please don’t be tempted to cool off in open water. 
Reservoirs, rivers, canals, quarries and lakes are all open water and all very cold.
This video shows the tragic consequences.
Stay out of the water and stay safe.

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