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Post Updated From Original Publish Date of May 21, 2014
This Memorial Day weekend, many families will be spending time around swimming pools, lakes and beaches. Before heading out we recommend reading through the following statistics and safety tips to assist in doing your part to prevent accidents.
According to the Children’s Safety Zone, 40 water related incidents have already occurred this year from Januay 1, 2016 – May 20, 2016. Of those incidents there has been 19 deaths with 5 being children.Children's Safety Zone
We have some tips to stay safe on the water this weekend thanks to Safe Kids USA’s article on safe boating week.
Remember that you can never be too prepared in the event of an emergency. We hope that everyone has a safe Memorial Day weekend!