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  • Your body’s largest organ isn’t your brain, your heart, or even your stomach... it’s your skin! It’s important to take care of skin and protect it. The biggest threat to skin health is ultraviolet (UV) light, which comes from the sun and indoor tanning beds. UV light damages skin and can cause skin cancer. As you wrap up this summer with outdoor fun, follow these steps to protect your skin:

  • Lorain County will experience a partial eclipse -when the moon partially covers the sun- on Monday, August 21 around 1:00 p.m. Make the most of this awe-inspiring event by protecting your eyes– it’s never a good idea to look directly at the sun! Looking directly at the sun without the correct eye protection, even for a short time, can cause permanent damage to your eyes. 

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