While you’re taking a dip this summer, there’s one major public health issue to keep in mind. Drowning is a leading cause of death in children ages 1-4.
DHEC says an average 453 children under the age of five drown in the U.S. each year. That’s why they are passing along safety tips to parents to keep their children safe while having fun in the water this summer.
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– In an effort to help curb the recent drownings in the Midlands, local law enforcement, fire and Recreation officials are joining together for Swim Safe. The Swim Safe campaign will focus on safety in the water. Saturday, July 15 there will be two free events at local parks. St. Andrews Park and Eastover Park will host swim…
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