Heading to the Pool? Safety Tips
Posted 2:23 p.m.
With the ongoing high temperatures, many residents are heading to area public and private swimming pools. Please keep these safety tips in mind:
- Never leave children alone or out of eye contact while they are in or near the water.
- An adult should be within arm’s length whenever an infant or toddler is in the pool.
- The water should be clear so that the main drain and any feature on the bottom of the pool is clearly visible.
- Have a phone and emergency equipment (such as life preservers and shepherd’s crook) poolside in case of emergency.
- There are no active watches, warnings or advisories
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