We talk about preparation a lot. And after all those wonderful blogs about Hurricane preparation during Hurricane Preparation Week, I don't think I can devote any more time on how to prepare your disaster kit. So lets Stand Ready to Respond.
Here on the Delmarva Peninsula we are literally surrounded by water. Teaching our children to swim and be safe in and around the water is critical to our livelihoods.
Lifeguards teach daily classes on the danger of a rip tide. Parents are given critical instruction on never leaving their baby alone in the bath tub.
Drowning is the 2nd leading cause of unintentional death among children from one to four years old, accounting for 30% of all preventable deaths in this age group. Injury Facts (r), 2016
I worry about water safety all the time. Small children can so easily wander and get lost and the shimmer of the water is so appealing. Please help lower the statistics.
Stand Ready to Respond. Click here for some great reminders on how to keep our kids safe around water.