Ways to stay safe while swimming as warm weather hits East Tennessee

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — As the weather is warming up more people will be finding themself at the pool or near a body of water trying to cool off, therefore it’s important to remember water safety tips.

The Tennessee Department of Health reports that drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury deaths in the United States. For children, the younger a child is, the more dangerous being by the water can be said YMCA Aquatics Director Amanda Roland.

 

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