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Here’s your friendly reminder to reapply your sunscreen.
Sun safety things to know
- SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor + the number tells you how long the sun’s UV rays would take to darken your skin vs. the amount of time without any sunscreen.
- The higher the UV index value, the greater the potential for damage to the skin and eyes.
- The CDC recommends the use of a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a minimum of SPF 15 and SPF 30 to 50 for use when spending longer time outdoors.
- The sun is at its peak between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where to get free sunscreen
- Shade might be limited while walking around the state fairgrounds. Visit guest services to receive information about events, concessions, and free sunscreen.
- Spending the day at Holiday World? It’s known for providing bottles of free sunscreen in front of the restroom buildings in Splashin’ Safari and other locations around the amusement park.
- Freedom Springs Aquatic Park in Greenwood offers free sunscreen.