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Drowning Prevention Links

Violence and Injury Prevention Program

  •  850-245-4455

    Mailing Address

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A13 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1722 


These links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Florida Department of Health of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation, organization or individual. The Florida Department of Health bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of external sites or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

General Drowning Prevention Links

  • Water Smart Florida
    The state coalition to help prevent drownings. Learn about safety and state laws. Information on partners and additional resources are available.

  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection
    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Coastal Management Program provides information on Florida’s beaches and safety. Learn about rip currents and flag meaning along with other ways to stay say in Florida’s natural areas.

  • Pool Safely
    Pool Safely is a national public education campaign through the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that works with partners around the country to reduce child drownings and entrapments in swimming pools and spas.

  • Healthy Swimming Program
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s Healthy Swimming Program provides information for the public, public health and medical professionals, and aquatics staff so everyone can maximize the health benefits of swimming while minimizing the risk of illness and injury.

  • National Drowning Prevention Alliance
    The NDPA recognizes and supports drowning prevention efforts for people of all ages and addresses drowning risks in all bodies of water, emphasizing research, awareness, and policy changes to impact the incidence of drowning.

  • Pool and Hot Tub Alliance
    The Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives through aquatics. Lean more about pool and hot tub safety.

  • World Health Organization—Drowning Prevention

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