It’s that time of year — fireworks, grilling out, and spending time with friends and family. With 4th of July quickly approaching and the temperature rising, more people will be heading to the pool. But did you know drowning is the #1 cause of death for children ages 1-14 (CDC), especially during this holiday week?
Don’t let you or a loved one become part of this statistic.
Whether you’re celebrating Independence Day at a swimming pool or another body of water, follow these simple steps to stay safe:
- Keep an eye on your children at all times
- Learn the basics of swimming and CPR
- Make your children wear life jackets
- Do not let your children swim or play near drains
For more safety tips, visit the Pool Safely website.