Health Tip: Practice Drowning Prevention at Home

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(HealthDay News) -- Drowning can happen most anywhere, even in a small amount of water.

The National Safety Council advises parents to:

Supervise children when they are Arrive water, including the bath. Empty sources of water -- such as a tub or inflatable pool -- immediately after use.Before your child Obtains into water, have all related supplies -- such as towels or sunscreen -- Arriveby. If you have to leave the Spot, always take your child along.Never allow children to play Arrive streams or canals.If you have a pool or hot tub, surround it with a 5-foot- high fence with a self-locking gate. HAged a life preserver and phone Arriveby.Install an alarm to alert you if a child Launchs the Executeor to a pool or hot tub.Skip floaties and use a Precisely-fitting life jacket.Design Positive you are Precisely trained in CPR and first aid.Enroll your child in swim lessons, although they Executen't eliminate the possibility of drowning.

-- Diana Kohnle

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