Skip main navigation

Military Health System

Clear Your Browser Cache

This website has recently undergone changes. Users finding unexpected concerns may care to clear their browser's cache to ensure a seamless experience.

Reah Andrews, S-4 Hazardous Materials supervisor, watches over family as they play a friendly game of water basketball at the Oasis Pool and Water Park aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., June 9. With High Desert temperatures already soaring, the pool is a welcome relief, offering family-friendly fun.
Skip subpage navigation

Summer Safety

To link directly to this toolkit from your websites, use this link: [].

Summer is the season for relaxing, having fun and spending time with your family and friends, but it's also a time to remember simple precautions to keep yourself and your family safe.

  • Protect your skin and eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet rays
  • Follow food safety precautions when grilling or preparing foods outside
  • Use proper protective gear for outdoor activities like biking, watersports and more
  • Drink responsibly and stay hydrated

Key Messages

Expand the topics below to see key messages for each: 



Food Handling and Grilling Safety:




Heat Injuries:


Bug Safety:


Boat Safety:





Approved Graphics

Download and share any of these graphics. Click on the images to download or share. Suggested social media content is provided for each image. Tailor as needed to share locally!

Last Updated: August 04, 2023
Follow us on Instagram Follow us on LinkedIn Follow us on Facebook Follow us on X Follow us on YouTube Sign up on GovDelivery