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Hello Summer!

Hello Summer!

Atlantic Health System is here to make a safe and healthy summer easy and accessible for everyone by providing useful wellness information all season long – while connecting you to the right care if, and when, you need it. 

A woman prepares for a summer run in the forest.

Safety Tips for Exercise in the Summer Heat

You don’t have to pass on fun to stay healthy this summer. Take the advice of some of Atlantic Health System’s top experts as you get moving this summer.

A young man stretches and keeps hydrated before an exercise session.

Importance of Staying Hydrated

Summer seasonal activity and exercise occurs during the hottest and most humid part of the year, which means your body will sweat out fluids it needs to stay hydrated. 

A young woman at the beach applies sunscreen to keep her skin safe.

Keep Your Skin Safe in the Summer Sun

Spending time outdoors this summer means exposure to UV rays. With some careful planning, and a few simple steps, you can enjoy fun in the sun without putting your skin in danger.

Focus on Summer Heart Health

People with chronic heart disease are particularly vulnerable to heat-related conditions.

Those over the age of 50, people who are overweight and those with lung disease are also at risk.

A mature couple walks their dog carefully in the summer heat.

Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer

Two of our leading cardiologists caution that everyone needs to be aware of the symptoms of heat illness to protect themselves and those around them. 

Ready for Summer Camp?

Summer camps create memories that last a lifetime. Great camps teach teamwork, resiliency, and a connection with the natural environment. Day camps are perfect for kids who want to stay close to home, sleepaway camps offer kids the freedom to explore their independence, and specialty camps enable kids to delve into their passions.  No matter where they go to camp, it’s important to keep your kids safe and healthy this summer. 

Get Our Summer Camp Checklist

Download our list of the seven questions you need to ask your child’s summer camp. This form is for North American residents only.