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Child Safety Series-Drowning Prevention

October 13, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids Broward along with community experts for a Child Safety Series. We will discuss easy steps to keep your family safe.

Tonight’s guest speaker is Cassie McGovern who is both a subject matter expert on this topic as well as the mother of a drowning victim. Cassie’s daughter Edna Mae passed away to a drowning in her backyard in August, 2009. Since that day, Cassie has committed her life to raising awareness necessary to save lives.

Cassie will share her emotional story as well as share easy to implement steps to help your family be safe in and around the water.

Some of the topics will include:

• Swim Lessons… when to start lessons, where to go and what to expect.

• Layers of Protection… What does that exactly mean

• Supervision… What does that look like?

• How to respond to an emergency… What you know what to do?

• CPR… Would you be able to perform it?

• Resources… What is available in my area?

Water Safety Series-Drowning Prevention