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Water safety awareness for National Water Safety Month

Dr. Greg Rebella explains water safety tips.
Posted at 7:38 AM, May 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-25 08:38:40-04

GREEN BAY, Wis. (NBC 26) — May is National Water Safety Month, and drowning is one of the most preventable causes of death in children. Nearly 800 children die each year from accidental drownings, making it the leading cause of death in kids aged one to four.

NBC 26 Today spoke with Dr. Greg Rebella, of UW Health Kids, about the importance of swim lessons, safety equipment, and basic water rescue skills, to make sure kids stay safe while having fun in the water.