Health Promotion Materials
CDC is working with public health and industry representatives across the United States to prevent drowning, injuries, and the spread of recreational water illnesses (RWIs) at public swimming pools and spas by building a Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC). The MAHC can be used as a model and guide for local and state agencies needing to update or implement swimming pool and spa code, rules, regulations, guidance, law, or standards governing the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of swimming pools, spas, hot tubs, and other treated or disinfected aquatic facilities.
Below you will find a variety of resources to help you learn more about the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC).
MAHC Fact Sheet
MAHC Presentations and Webinars
General Healthy Swimming Materials
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