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As Communities Return to “Normal,” Water Safety Should Be Top of Mind

James Family Prescott YMCA wants to ensure that water safety doesn’t get lost in the Quad Cities’ eagerness to return to a “normal” summer. As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, whether that is in home pools, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, or oceans. And that means the risk of drowning is as prevalent as

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Make Water Safety a Priority

DROWNING: IT CAN HAPPEN IN SECONDS Know what to do in an emergency. If a child is missing, check the water first. Seconds count in preventing death or disability. From 2005-2014, there were an average of 3,536 drowning incidents (non-boating related) annually in the United States – about ten deaths per day. One in five

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