Summer means long days outside, plenty of sunshine, time and daylight for activities and, for parents, kids that need to be kept busy. Here are some things to think about as you plan your summer activities.
Camps, Sports and Summer School
Summer can be tough for working parents (or any parent who treasures quiet time), and since it’s hard to raise free-range kids in our times, people often turn to a mashup of camps, summer school and sports to keep their little ones busy. Summer health is important and Zion Urgent Care offers flat fee exams and paperwork so that you can rest assured that you have all the documentation you will need.
Sun, Bugs and Dehydration
It’s important for everyone to protect themselves from sun damage, especially between the hours of 10am and 4pm. This means sunscreen, bugspray, sunhats, and sunglasses for each family member who is enjoying the great outdoors, whether it’s at the community pool, the beach or hiking in the woods. Remember to keep hydrated. Keeping your water bottle filled is a great habit to get into, especially when you are out in the hot sun.
Scrapes, Falls and Injuries
You may find yourself being more active during the long days of summer. In addition to protecting yourself against the sun and heat, it’s important to make sure your family takes necessary safety precautions, like wearing helmets when bike riding, life jackets when out on the water and other protective gear when playing sports. For life’s little emergencies, there is Urgent Care. Keep Zion Urgent care on speed dial – we can see you remotely with our Telemedicine option or you can make an appointment to come in and see the doctor with no wait. Summer health is important for summer fun!