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Keep it cool, kids!
Protecting active youth in warming summers

VCCA, with endorsement from the Virginia Department of Health, is delighted to release an infographic to raise awareness and provide practical safety information for student athletes in our warming climate.  


A self-printable infographic tri-fold brochure can be found here.


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Honorable Mention Award Winner from the EPA's "Let's Talk About Heat" Challenge

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Instagram: Check out @virginiaclinicians infographic on heat illness prevention among student athletes! "Keep it Cool, Kids!" is endorsed by @VDHgov to raise awareness and keep kids safe in our warming climate.  


Facebook: Check out VCCA's infographic on heat illness prevention among student athletes!  According to the Journal of Safety Research by the CDC, "Heat illness is a leading cause of death and disability among U.S. high school athletes." 2020 was Virginia's hottest summer on record, consistent with globally rising temperature. This trend increases the potential for heat illness in active youth. To learn more visit

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