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Pool Safety Campaign

 

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As the Sunshine State, Florida is the perfect place to have a pool and although we have a right to enjoy the sun and fun, owning a pool comes with responsibilities.

In Florida, drowing is the leading cause of death for children 1-4 years old, and that is why drowning prevention, education and awareness are critically important.

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Drowning is the leading cause of death among children ages 1 to 4 years old in Florida.

Public Information Officer Stefany Strong tells us how Daytona Beach leaders are coming together to do something about that alarming statistic in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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It’s been a tragic swim season so far this summer with Volusia County leading the state in toddler drowning deaths at eight.

The Volusia Flagler Family YMCA and Drowning Prevention Task Force recently launched a billboard campaign aimed at saving lives.

Stefany Strong explains in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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In an effort to provide water safety education to community members, the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA is partnering with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Pool Safely campaign.

Stefany Strong takes us by the Y to see the swimming lessons and lifesaving demonstrations up close and personal- in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Public Information Officer Stefany Strong reminds us that pool safety is everyone’s responsibility. It only takes a second for a small child to wander unsupervised outside - and before you know it - into the family pool.

"Pool Safely" Steps Step1: Supervision Step 2: Fencing Step3: Pool & Spa Covers Step4: Alarms Step 5: Safety Drain Covers Step 6: Swimming Lessons Step 7: Learning CPR

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CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) and partners Safe Kids USA and the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) joined forces to introduce a new kids safety education program. The centerpiece of the program is a multi-part educational video which are part of CPSC’s national Pool Safely campaign.

 

 

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http://www.poolsafely.gov/

Find and correct 4 unsafe pool behaviors

Play the Pool Safely interactive game

 


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Our Community Partners - The City of Daytona Beach Incorporated July 1876; Daytona Beach Fire Dept.; Safe Kids Volusia/Flagler Counties; The YMCA - vfymca.org

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Page last updated: 06/24/14