What does SPF mean on sunscreen? Suggested Caption: Understanding your sunscreen is essential for good sun protection! 🌞🧴 Make sure you choose the right SPF (30 and above), apply it correctly, and reapply often. Stay safe & stay protected! #iHeardSTL #SunSafety #KnowYourSunscreen #HealthySkin How much sunscreen should I be using? Suggested Caption: Have you ever wondered […]

Extreme heat

What makes heat dangerous? Suggested Caption: Remember, extreme heat can be dangerous. Stay hydrated, seek shade, and take care of yourself. Spread the word about the importance of staying cool and safe! #iHeardSTL #HeatSafety #StayCool Ugh, it’s so hot out! Suggested Caption: With summer heat in full swing, it’s important to remember to check in […]

Tetanus Safety

Where can I get a tetanus vaccine or check my vaccine status? Suggested Caption: With storm season in full swing, make sure you’re up-to-date on your tetanus shots and boosters! #iHeardSTL #StormCleanup #Tetanus Tetanus safety Suggested Caption: Make sure you’re up-to-date on your tetanus shots and boosters. Talk to your doctor if you’re unsure about […]

Tick and Mosquito Season

Step up your defense: It’s mosquito season! Suggested Caption: It’s the start of mosquito season for many places in the U.S. including Missouri. Use these tips to help prevent mosquito-borne diseases like Zika and Malaria.   #iHeardSTL #MosquitoSeason #Mosquito Step up your defense: It’s tick season! Suggested Caption: Don’t let a tick make you sick! Wear […]

Winter Weather

What should you know about winter weather? Suggested Caption: A #reminder to stay safe during cold winter weather! Here are a few tips from the CDC: ✅ Leave faucets dripping and under-sink cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from bursting✅ Wear layered clothing and use blankets to stay warm.✅Follow weather alerts in up to 5 […]

Summer Heat

Weekly alert: Summer heat waves Suggested Caption: Did you hear? Ameren is working to support customers with the Keeping Current & Keeping Cool payment assistance programs. Summer heat waves and excessive heat can be dangerous for children, older adults, people with heart conditions, and those who work outside. Cool Down St. Louis provides families with […]

Traffic Safety

Weekly alert part 1: Local traffic Suggested Caption: How do residents feel about traffic safety in St. Louis? 🛑 ⚠️ 🚗🚦 (Part 1/2) Not great, our recent survey shows. Most felt that local traffic was unsafe and getting more dangerous. Only 1% of respondents thought it was getting safer. Mayor Tishaura O. Jones recently signed […]