Over the last five years, more than 40 children under the age of 6 have died from drowning in our area. Drowning can happen to any child, anywhere, at any time.
Follow these four tips to keep kids safe:
2.Designate a "water watcher"
3.Never rely on flotation devices
4.Be aware of hidden hazards
Nothing compares to close adult supervision. Actively watching your child even if they aren’t in the water reduces their risk for drowning. It only takes 20 seconds for a child to drown.
Visit preventneedlessdeaths.com and spend just a couple minutes to learn life-saving water safety tips.