Everyone knows that things are bigger and better in Texas, including our hot summers! And while there is nothing more refreshing than cooling off in a cold, blue-watered swimming pool, taking a dip in the lake or a trip to the beach, it is important to remember that all of these places put you and your children at risk for drowning.
Many people think if they can swim, then they are not at risk for drowning, but this is not always true. Even adults who know how to swim can drown, and children are more at risk. After this COVID-summer when the public pools have been closed and social distancing has prevented pool parties, the kids will be extra ready to hit the pool come Summer 2021. It is important to know the risk factors that can lead to drowning to prevent them.
Drowning occurs when a person is underwater