If the June heatwave is any indication, this summer is going to be a hot one. The beautiful ponds, beaches, pools, and water parks in our area provide fun relief from the heat. However, every summer, the Emerson Hospital Emergency Department sees patients who suffered from water-related accidents, including near-drownings and drownings.
Here are eleven tips from our emergency department staff to avoid water accidents:
Using these tips will help keep you and your family safe and having fun in the water this summer.