Healthy Tip Tuesday: Master Water Safety

(Dennison, Ohio) – In this week’s Healthy Tip Tuesday, Trinity Hosptial Twin City is bringing you a few tips to stay safe while having fun and staying cool this summer.

According to the CDC, water-related activities are popular for getting physical activity and have many health benefits.

Drownings are the leading cause of injury death for young children ages 1 to 4, and three children die every day as a result of drowning.

  • Always supervise children when in or around water. A responsible adult should constantly watch young children.
  • Teach kids to swim. Formal swimming lessons can protect young children from drowning.
  • Learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Your CPR skills could save someone’s life.
  • Install a four-sided fence around home pools.

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Recreational boating can be a wonderful way to spend time with family and friends. Make boating safety a priority.

  • Wear a properly fitted life jacket every time you and your loved ones are on the water.

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