Student Health Promotion has suspended the HIV/STI Testing program Please contact our community partners to get tested: AID Atlanta Appointments may be limited because AID Atlanta is doing pre-screens for the COVID-19
Preparing for Summer Academic Success
Summer is a great time to go outside and enjoy the warm weather while we play, exercise, vacation or staycation, and we can all do it safely by taking measures to prevent skin cancer. It is important to always take measures to protect ourselves from the harms of ultraviolet (UV) rays during the summer months, cloudy days, and throughout the remainder of the year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “most skin cancers are caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light.” Ultraviolet rays produce an invisible radiation can cause damage to unprotected skin in as little as fifteen minutes, and they are emitted from the sun, tanning beds and sunlamps. Stay up to date with the UV rays on your area daily by checking the weather on a smartphone application, the television, or the internet.