Summer is a great time to enjoy the beauty of Washington state. Like many people, you may want to take a dip in the lake, beach, or pool near you.
A fun day in the water can turn dangerous fast: Drowning causes thousands of deaths and permanent brain injuries every year. Babies and toddlers are most at risk for drowning, but it can happen to anyone.
“Enjoying the water with friends and family is one of the great pleasures of summer, but it’s important to do so safely.”
– Dr. Paul Sherman, Chief Medical Officer, Community Health Plan of Washington
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