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Fast Facts: Be Safe in the Sun!

The arrival of sunny days and warmer temperatures means summer fun will be in full swing! Too much sun, however, can be dangerous.

According to data gathered by the WHA Information Center, 5,071 surgeries were performed in 2019 in Wisconsin hospitals or free-standing ambulatory surgery centers for malignant skin cancer removal.

Use sunscreen and wear a hat to help prevent overexposure. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers good advice. Enjoy the summer and be safe in the sun!