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Pool Safety: How to keep your kids safe

Now that the hot weather is here, there’s nothing greater than spending a day next to the pool.

Unfortunately, drowning is the 2nd leading cause of death among children. Children between the ages of 1 and 4 years are at greatest risk of drowning.

Let’s keep water safety in mind while splashing the heat away. Here are some tips:

  1. Teach your kids how to swim
  2. Designate and adult to supervise children near water
  3. Install a fence around swimming pools
  4. Put away pool toys when they are not being use.

Read an article about pool safety in Time magazine here: Drowning Is the No. 2 Cause of Death for Young Children. Here’s How to Keep Your Kids Safe Around Pools