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Water Safety and Drowning Prevention

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Summer is fast approaching! With Memorial Day just around the corner and schools closing for the season, families begin planning their summer vacation. For many, that will include heading to water parks, pools, spas or recreational areas that may be in or near water. When doing so, Prince William County Fire and Rescue advises families to take …

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Summer 101: Family Water Safety

By Regan White, Novant Health There’s nothing like cooling off from summer’s heat in a swimming pool, lake, river or the ocean. But before you hit the water, make sure your family knows how to stay safe. “Everyone needs to be cognizant that every summer drownings happen, regardless of how many lifeguards may be around,” said Dr. Steven Tang of …

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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning — It Occurs Quickly & Quietly

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue It’s that time of year when children and adults head to the pool or spa to relax and cool off as the heat and humidity begin to rise. Yet each year, water-related injuries and deaths occur in the U.S. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ten people die from …

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Drowning Occurs Quickly & Quietly – Take Precautions When In and Near Water

Provided by the Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue It’s that time of year when children and adults head to the pool or spa to relax and cool off as the heat and humidity begin to rise. Yet each year, water-related injuries and deaths occur in the U.S. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ten people …

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