Tag: water safety

10 Water Safety Tips for Your Family

Water beckons people of all ages during the summer, but safety should come first, whether your family prefers to just...

July 25, 2018

Rip Currents: What You Need to Do...

South Floridians are familiar with weather alerts this time of year about rip currents. But they can also develop with little...

June 6, 2017

Swimming Safety Tips (Infographic)

Summer is around the corner and that means kids will hit the swimming pools and the beaches more frequently. Tragically,...

May 18, 2017

Children’s Health: Six Summer Water Safety Tips...

"For every one child that dies from a water-related drowning, another five come to the emergency room for near drownings,"...

May 23, 2016

Health Alert for Pools and Hot Tubs;...

CDC: Outbreaks Linked to Pool Water; Safety Tips Diseases linked to pools and hot tubs have spiked significantly, according to...

June 26, 2015

Vigilant Parents are Best Defense for Kids...

Popular media might have you imagining that there’s a lot of splashing and thrashing and calls for help when a...

June 12, 2013

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