Keep It Cool, Kids!
Protecting Active Youth In Warming Summers
Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action, with endorsement from the Virginia Department of Health, is delighted to release a new 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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VCCA is also happy to provide a limited number of physical copies of brochures or posters at no cost. They are available in English and Spanish.
Honorable Mention Award Winner from the EPA's "Let's Talk About Heat" Challenge
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Twitter: Check out VCCA's 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. View web materials or request free physical copies at https://www.virginiaclinicians.org/keep-it-cool-kids.
Facebook: Check out VCC'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. "Keep it Cool, Kids!" is an engaging new infographic for families. Produced by Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action with endorsement of the Virginia Department of Health, this website product along with free copies of brochures and posters can raise awareness and provide practical safety information to keep kids safe in our warming climate. Please visit the link below to download materials or request your free copies! https://www.virginiaclinicians.org/keep-it-cool-kids