Water Safety and Drowning Prevention
Drowning is the second leading cause of death in children ages 1-14 and 6th leading cause of death for all ages according to the CDC (1 in every 5 fatal drowning victims in the US).
Drowning is preventable. Contrary to what most people believe, drowning is a quick and silent killer. In the time it takes to get a towel (10 seconds), a child can become submerged. The majority of drowning occurs in family pools