Summer Safety

Summer is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities like picnics, playing in the park and swimming. 

However, Douglas County residents need to be mindful of the potential dangers that come along with hot, humid temperatures. These are illnesses related to heat, sun, ticks and mosquitoes.

Click on the following webpages for information about how to prevent these illnesses and to learn about Kansas and Douglas County data regarding them:

Heat-related illnesses

• Sun damage

• Ticks and mosquitoes

• Water and pool safety