The sun’s UV radiation can cause skin cancer including melanoma that can spread to vital organs.
Learn more about the sun's UV and skin cancer
Know what the UV index is before you head outdoors. Whenever it is three or more cover your skin to prevent damage. Use the SunSmart Global UV app to see the UV level based on your location.
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It's great being outdoors, enjoying our beautiful country and climate. But being outdoors means we’re exposed to some of the harshest and most dangerous levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
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