Importance of protecting skin from the sun

Importance of Wearing Sunblock

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –Essentia Health is helping bring awareness to the effects sun damage can have on the skin. As July is UV Safety Awareness Month, medical professionals are stressing the importance of wearing sunblock as well as sun protecting clothing on a daily basis. Medical staff say an ounce of sunscreen is sufficient enough for the whole body, but…

Fargo Park District Opens Community Pools With New Guidelines

The district has three indoor pools and five outdoor pools across Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. – Community members are being encouraged to wash their hands regularly and bring their own equipment like towels, sunscreen and water bottles. Chairs are going to be spaced out to promote social distancing between people. Guests are not required to wear masks, but are encouraged to. “Based on capacities, we’re either going up to 50% 250 at the…

Avoid Sunburns and Risk of Cancer While Enjoying the Sunshine

Sunscreen in essential when heading outdoors

Before you head out to enjoy the warm summer days, make sure you’re not harming your skin. Lots of things are good in moderation. Sunshine is one of them. “In Texas we have a lot of heat, pretty much year round, so I don’t go outside with anything less than a SPF 50 on, coat myself,” Don Buehrer, who’s visiting…