Water Safety

August 3, 2022
Water Safety

Drowning is the leading cause of death among children 1-4 years old. Here are a few tips to share with families around water safety:

  • Before starting the bath, adults should make sure they have everything they need, so they never leave a baby alone in a bathtub.
  • Anytime a child is around water, an adult should be within an arm’s reach.
  • Starting swim lessons can greatly reduce a child’s risk of drowning.
  • Make sure to use a US Coast Guard-approved life jacket for children.


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