Keeping Children Safe From Drowning in Flooded Areas
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This is an important message from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. As the cleanup process begins after a natural disaster, there may be areas of flooding. Constantly watch your children to prevent playing in or around water. It doesn't take long and it doesn't take much water for young children to drown. In many cases, children who drowned had been out of sight less than five minutes and were in the care of one or both parents at the time. To learn more, call CDC at 800-CDC-INFO.
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Prevent child drownings. Keep kids from playing in or around flood water. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bGa
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Prevent child drownings. Keep kids from playing in or around flood water. For more information: 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) or http://go.usa.gov/bGa.
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