Keep Your Kids Safe in the Water. Here's How
SUNDAY, July 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Trips to the beach or a pool add to summer's fun, but parents need to ensure that children are safe in and around the water.
Masks and social distancing are a must this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. And kids must be supervised even if they're able to swim, experts at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles said.
Two-thirds of drowning deaths occur in the summer -- between May and August -- and most occur on the weekends.
The hospital offered parents the following swimming safety guidelines:
The American Academy of Pediatrics has more on children and summer safety.
SOURCE: Children's Hospital Los Angeles, news release, June 26, 2020Full Article