Got your hat & sunblock? The UV Index forecast for Wednesday, April 20, 2016 is: 8

The UV Index Query for City: CHARLOTTESVILLE (Charlottesville City), VA


Look for Ultraviolet (UV) Index descriptions on:  …

VERY HIGH   8-10        Protection against sun damage is needed.
If you need to be outside during midday hours
between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., take steps to
reduce sun exposure.  A shirt, hat and
sunscreen are a must, and be sure you
seek shade.
Beachgoers should know that white sand
and other bright surfaces reflect UV
and can double UV exposure.


UVa Free Skin Cancer screening coming in May.
 Click HERE for more information or to make an appointment.

Volunteering Is Good for Your Heart — UVa Health – Live Red

Healthy, Engaged & Learning – all in one package!

A report by the Corporation for National & Community Service reveals a link between volunteering and good health. Specifically, doing for others relieves stress, lowers blood pressure and heart rate, enhances the immune system and may even prolong your life.

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I get as much exercise walking to school and volunteering as a FISH ESL tutor/mentor as I would if I went to a gym! Not only that, but I am constantly learning new things and having fun with my young friends.  I know it is good for my health!


Contact FISH (Friends In School Helping) at for more information.