Summertime means fun in the water, but it’s important to do it safely.

Before you take your family to the pool, make sure you know what to do in case of a drowning emergency. Northstar EMS said always swim in groups, monitor small children and make sure to always swim sober.

Even if you know what you’re doing, you should still be careful.


And if you or your children don’t know how to swim, it’s never a bad time to learn. Swimming lessons are taught year-round in the Fitness One center at DCH Regional Medical Center in Northport..

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