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Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week 2014 toolkit
  • Published Date:
    March 2014
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 361.50 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.) ; National Center for Environmental Health, (U.S.) ; National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (U.S.)
  • Description:
    • Cover letter from CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, and National Center for Environmental Health

    • Outreach suggestions for community partners and the public

    • List of links for CDC Healthy Swimming information and resources

    • Sample press release for local customization

    • Sample op-ed for local customization

    • Sample proclamation for local customization

    Healthy and safe swimming : we’re in it together : prevention & response tools for public health professionals.

    Illness and Injury (RWII) Prevention Week. As outdoor pools and beaches around the country open and Americans get ready for a summer full of swimming, this is an ideal time to maximize the health benefits of recreational water activities by promoting healthy and safe swimming in your community. RWII Prevention Week is also a great time to reach out to public pool operators, beach managers, the media, residential pool owners, and the general public to initiate action.

    This year’s RWII Prevention Week theme is “Healthy and Safe Swimming: We’re in it Together.” As swimmers, aquatics and beach staff, residential pool owners, and public health officials, we each play a role in preventing

    1. drowning,

    2. pool chemical—associated health events, and

    3. recreational water–associated outbreaks.

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