UV index 9 is the third highest reading on the UV index scale. When the UV index is 9 there is a very high risk of harm from unprotected Sun exposure. According to the UV index scale, you should avoid being outdoors when the UV index is 9. If you’re going to be outside, ear sun protective clothing, a hat, and sunglasses if you’re going to be in the Sun. Use a sunscreen that is broad-spectrum and SPF-15 or higher on exposed skin, reapply every two hours.
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