In BC from 2014-2019, there were 78 hospitalizations among children for drowning and 15 fatalities. There are several ways parents/caregivers can take care to ensure children remain safe while enjoying the relief water can bring on a hot day.
Always keep water safety a priority—talk to children and other parents/caregivers about water safety precautions to ensure it's front of mind for everyone.
If you’re enjoying a day outdoors remember to wear sunscreen and a sunhat, spend time in the shade and stay hydrated! Check out these