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Posted on: May 5, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Town of Babylon Urges Residents to Practice Water Safety

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With the warm summer months approaching, the Town of Babylon would like to inform the community about the importance of practicing safe behavior while in, on, or near water. Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury or death for children ages 1-14, which serves as a reminder that proper adult supervision and knowledge of water safety skills are imperative for a happy and healthy upcoming summer season.

Residents are urged to visit the End Drowning Now campaign’s website at for information on water safety, early childhood swimming education, and facts and statistics related to water-related incidents. Residents are also encouraged to click on the image at the right to download the campaign’s water safety booklet.

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