Tips for an injury-free summer

Annalisa Negrea

Whether you’re lounging by the pool, grilling some burgers and hot dogs or enjoying the sun, summer is a time to head outside for fun. Here in the northeast, warm and sunny weather isn’t around for long, so we look to take advantage and savor it while we can. With warmer weather and longer days there’s more time for outdoor activities, which can lead to injuries that aren’t as common the other nine months of the year. It’s important to be mindful of the risks and injuries that are more prevalent in the summer months.

Heat stroke and heat exhaustion

Annalisa Negrea, BSN, is the trauma and injury prevention coordinator at UPMC Williamsport.

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