Spending time by the water is a great way to cool off during the hottest months of the year but it can be a dangerous place,
too, especially for small children. There are a number of measures parents can take to ensure time by the pool or on the beach is always safe and lots of fun.
Joseph Terrizzi, MD, Pediatrician at NorthShore, shares his tips and precautions to ensure the entire family stays safe all summer long:
What do you do to keep to promote water safety at home by the pool?
Swimming, floating and splashing are all fun summer activities to do in the water when the sun is out and the temperatures
are high. Whether you’re at the pool or the beach, it’s important to be mindful of water safety.
Jacque Quick, Trauma Nurse at Evanston Hospital, provides the following quick tips for water safety:
What are some of your favorite water activities? What safety tips do you swear by?