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OSFM reminds Illinoisans to observe safety practices in and around water to prevent drowning

Each day, approximately two children less than 15 years old die from drowning

Posted on July 21, 2021

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SPRINGFIELD — As the summer heat continues in Illinois, pools are a favorite destination for many to cool off. It’s important to follow all posted rules and pay attention to any children when around bodies of water. The number of pools installed in backyards drastically increased last year due to the pandemic. Installing a pool means adults need to be extra vigilant to protect any children who have access to the water. It is also essential to take the proper steps to keep pools secure and restrict access to prevent injuries and drownings from occurring.

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