Healthy Swimming Program

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2016 Healthy Swimming Poster Contest Winner Announced

By | July 27th, 2016|Preparedness|

Amal, age 17, Maricopa County The Office of Infectious Disease just concluded its fifth annual Healthy Swimming Contest . This year, 50 healthy swimming posters were submitted from Arizona kids ranging in ages from two to 17 years old. All posters submitted suggested ways to swim healthy and avoid getting a recreational water [...]

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Swim Safe Arizona

By | July 15th, 2015|Preparedness, Prevention|

We are now well into the hot summer months and, with frequent excessive heat warnings, Arizonans are cooling off by splashing into pools and water parks around the state.  Swimming has many health benefits , but it’s important to practice safe swimming in order to avoid injury or illness. Recreational water illnesses (RWIs)  are caused [...]