Aug 31

Last Minute Labor Day Ideas

Labor Day Weekend is upon us! Looking for something to do? Check out these last minute Labor Day Ideas.

Host a BBQ
Plan a picnic
Have a block party
Hit the beach
Try backyard camping
Take a day hike
Visit a park
Fly a kite
Attend an outdoor concert
Visit a food festival

Port Richmond Pharmacy wishes you a happy and safe Labor Day Weekend!

Jul 27

Sun Safety

As summer approaches, many people will spend additional time outdoors. It is important to take precautions and protect yourself from the sun’s rays. Too much sun exposure can damage your skin, eyes, and weaken your immune system.
Sun Safety Tips
 • Avoid sun exposure between 10 AM  and  4 PM
 • Apply sunscreen with SPF that protects against UVA and UVB rays at least 30 minutes before going out into the sun
 • Reapply sunscreen 
 • Protect your eyes with sunglasses that contain UV protection
 • Wear a wide brim hat
 • Wear lip balm with SPF
 • Avoid getting burned
 • Seek shade
 • Wear protective clothing

Jul 25

Beat the Summer Heat

Summer heat waves can be dangerous. Heat stress, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion, are serious conditions and can be life threatening. People with health issues and the elderly are at the highest risk for heat sickness. 
Heat Safety Tips
 • Stay hydrated, drink plenty of water
 • Wear lightweight, light colored, loose clothes
 • Wear a brimmed hat
 • Use an umbrella for shade
 • Slow down and pace yourself
 • Stay out of the sun during the hours 10 AM- 2 PM
 • Use a buddy system –check on friends, neighbors and people you know with medical conditions