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Indiana State Department of Health


General Information

Swimming is a fun way to stay in shape and cool down after a hot day.  However, recreational water illnesses and injuries can be serious, or even life-threatening.  Keep you and your family safe by learning about illnesses, injuries, and ways to prevent them.  Happy swimming!

Recreational Water Illness and Injury (RWII) Prevention Week is May 18-24, 2014.

Recreational Water Illnesses

Illness Prevention

Other Recreational Water Injuries and Issues