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Athletes And Advocates Join Forces To Prevent Childhood Drowning By Spreading The Word On Need For Multiple Layers Of Protection Including Water Competency As A Child’s #Firstsport

(Tustin, CA – April 27, 2023) – With childhood drowning on the rise and children at a higher risk of drowning during the summer months as they spend more time near pools, lakes and oceans, the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA), has kicked off its #WaterSafetyChampion campaign for Summer 2023 to spread the word to parents, caregivers, and communities that avoiding a drowning tragedy lies in applying the Five Layers of Protection, which includes multiple, evidence-based prevention strategies.

Granger Smith’s wife, Amber Smith, partners with drowning prevention organization to drive awareness

A family is thanking first responders for saving their child’s life after nearly drowning earlier this summer, but not they are urging everyone to be extra cautious if their kids are around a pool.

The family hadn’t even moved into their new home yet, but they lost site of their son Sam. 10 minutes later he was found unresponsive in the pool. Sam’s dad began CPR while the mom called 911. Then EMS arrived. The two EMS men on duty were able to get Sam’s heart beat back up, along the doctors at Parkview Health, a team effort.

Advocates: Lifeguards needed to prevent drownings on South Haven’s beaches

A family is thanking first responders for saving their child’s life after nearly drowning earlier this summer, but not they are urging everyone to be extra cautious if their kids are around a pool.

The family hadn’t even moved into their new home yet, but they lost site of their son Sam. 10 minutes later he was found unresponsive in the pool. Sam’s dad began CPR while the mom called 911. Then EMS arrived. The two EMS men on duty were able to get Sam’s heart beat back up, along the doctors at Parkview Health, a team effort.