[Infographic] Drowning Facts

National Learn to Swim Day Drowning Facts Infographic

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2017 National Learn to Swim Day Drowning Facts Infographic

National Learn to Swim Day was created to raise awareness about the importance of water safety and teaching children how to swim as pools open across the U.S. for summer. It’s held on the third Saturday of May each year. Learn more at TeachMeToSwim.com. Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury death in the U.S. for children ages 1-4*?

*Source: CDC WISQUARS: Leading Causes of Death Reports, National, and Regional 1999-2013 [online] http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/