June 8, 2023
To help reduce the incidence and mortality rates of melanoma in Rhode Island, partners designed an initiative to increase sun safety elements at outdoor recreation areas and to improve policies protecting employees and patrons.
May 15, 2023
At the time of this initiative, New Hampshire ranked high on the list of states for rates of new melanoma diagnoses. Research shows that early exposure to carcinogenic ultraviolet rays, emitted by indoor tanning devices which are easily accessible to teens, can increase the risk of developing skin…
June 8, 2022
This webpage from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides suggestions for sun protection.
March 25, 2022
This health awareness campaign is designed to help partners implement evidence-based practices when communicating about melanoma and skin cancer. It can also help you plan, implement and evaluate your social media strategy and make the case for why it is important.
December 9, 2021
This toolkit from Penn Prevention Research Center contains messages that can be utilized by public health professionals to encourage sun protection behaviors.