Monthly Spotlight - Skin Cancer Awareness

  • July is UV Safety Month

     

     UV protect

    Taking extra steps to protect you skin in the summer time is very important. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. More skin cancers are diagnosed each year the all other cancers combined. Remember to use your sunscreen and reapply every two hours.  

    For more tips and information about UV safety, click on the links below. 

    Skin Cancer Awareness (cdc.gov)

    Be Safe in the Sun (American Cancer Society)

    Beat the Heat and Sun Safety (CareFirst)

    Want a new recipe or food swap ideas? Click the links below.

    Turkey Spinach Burger Recipe

    4 Summertime Food Swaps

Caregiving Assistance

Resources

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    Tobacco Cessation

    Classes at Anne Arundel Medical Center are temporarily suspended
    . Call 1-443-481-4000 or 1-800-MD-NURSE for more information. These are seven week sessions and free smoking cessation medication is dispensed.

    Coaching is also available through BHS, AACPS Employee Assistance Program.  Call 800-327-2251 or email coach@bhsonline.com.  You can also schedule a telephonic or video appointment at BHS Coach.

    WELLNESS RESOURCES

    Know Your Numbers

    Health Screening Recommendations

    Local Fitness Centers - View Employee Discounts

    Anne Arundel Medical Center, is a partner in AACPS’ wellness initiative and offers AACPS employees the same discounts for their exercise classes that their own employees enjoy. Classes are temporarily suspended. Call askAAMC at (443) 481-5555 for more information. For your information, Anne Arundel Medical Center is located at 2001 Medical Parkway, off Jennifer Road (near the Annapolis Mall).

     

     

     

    Anne Arundel County's
    Learn to Live
     
    Focusing on Healthy Living


    The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Learn to Live program encourages County residents to reduce their risk of cancer and other serious illnesses by making healthy lifestyle choicesMaterials are available for all ages to help you and your family live a healthier life www.learntolivehealthy.org