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Before developing and implementing policies, you should assess the current situation and the sun safety needs of your students and staff. This quick tool will help you identify your district’s strengths, weaknesses, and next steps for improvement.

Along with the information you gather from the assessment about your district's policy, you may also want to:

Providing stakeholders with the facts they need will help them understand the need for sun safety policy and procedures at schools.

Adapted from USDA Team Nutrition’s The Local Process: How to Create and Implement a Local Wellness Policy, and University of Southern California Prevention Solutions’ Alcohol & Drug Policy Resource Manual for Schools by Mary Ann Pentz, PhD. (Unpublished).

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