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Drowning Prevention

Florida Department of Health - Hillsborough County

Drowning is preventable!  Florida remains #1 in the nation for drowning deaths of children 4 years of age and under.  Use of BARRIERS and ADULT SUPERVISION can help prevent drowning and near-drowning.
 
Drowning and near-drowning, which can result in devastating long-term health consequences, can happen INSIDE THE HOME, too.  ADULT SUPERVISION of children around any open water, like pools, spas, lakes/rivers, beaches, standing water in yards, buckets of water, and bathtubs is the 1st line of defense. 
 
Don't let your child be a statistic!  Visit Waterproof FL for more information about prevention and for the residential pool laws and regulations.
 
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