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  • A new law allows Alabama school students to apply personal sunscreen at school without the need for special permission from a doctor or parent.   Must be a FDA approved sunscreen. 

    Alabama state law- Act 2017-278

    According to the CDC, application of sunscreen while outdoors is a simple step to protect yourself from the harm of overexposure to sunlight's UVA and UVB rays.  A sunscreen with SPF of 30 or higher should be applied at least every two hours, especially after swimming or sweating.  Follow the directions on the suncreen bottle label.