Staying Safe While Keeping Cool At The Pool
While the call of a cool pool is strong during our hot Midwestern summers, staying safe in and around bodies of water is paramount. Swimming lessons for the kids is a big help, but a supervisor who knows how to respond in the event of a submersion injury could save a life.
- Dr. Denise Dowd is a pediatric emergency physician and director of research for the emergency and urgent care divisions at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
- Cody Newill is KCUR's digital editor and was a lifeguard for the YMCA from 2012 until 2014.