Category: Layers of Protection

CPSC Chairman Reminds Families to Follow 10 Simple Steps to Pool Safely During Independence Day Weekend

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – News Release Release Date: July 1, 2015 On average, more than 20 children drown in pools and spas during the week of July 4th WASHINGTON – In anticipation of family gatherings around public and…

May 2015 officially recognized as Drowning Prevention Month by Collier County’s Board of Commissioners!

Members of the Collier County Drowning Prevention Task Force receiving County Proclamation

To commemorate May as National Drowning Prevention Month, the Board of County Commissioners for Collier County designated a proclamation at their May 26th meeting. This proclamation recognized our continued efforts to combat the leading external cause of death for children…

Life Jacket Loaner Program Launched in Collier County!

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Our Coalition in conjunction with the Collier County’s Parks and Recreation Department launched the“Kids Don’t Float, Lifejackets Do,” lifejacket loaner program at Sugden Regional  today! Modeled after the “Kids Don’t Float-Give Them Something That Does,” initiative adopted in Alaska in 1997,…