(FOX19) - Summer is well under way in the Tri-State and it has brought a lot of heat and sun with it.
But the sun comes with dangerous UV rays that can cause serious damage to your skin and health.
Mercy Health Dermatologist Emily Fisher visited FOX19 to explain how you can protect yourself from these harmful UV rays.
Fisher said to make sure you use sunscreen with at least SPF 30 and make sure you apply a sufficient amount.
Watch the video above for more information.