Florida leads the nation in drowning deaths every year. Many occur in home swimming pools. In Florida drowning is leading cause of accidental death among children aged one to four. Two year olds are the most frequent victims.
Lee County Public Safety Spokeswoman Diane Holm says the most important thing parents and others can do is create what she calls ‘layers of prevention’.
Monday, 31 March 2008 01:00
Drowning Safety AwarenessWritten by Mike Kiniry