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These brochures aim to raise awareness about recreational water illness (RWIs) and are designed for distribution to all swimmers and parents with young children. If you encounter problems with printing, you can learn more about printing these materials.

CDC Brochure: "Healthy Swimming"

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This color brochure includes six easy steps that all swimmers and parents of young children can follow to protect themselves, their families, and other swimmers from RWIs.

Brochures out of stock

Thank you for ordering and distributing 1 million Healthy Swimming brochures since 2009! The English brochures are currently out of stock. Limited copies of the Spanish brochure are available. We are working on a new brochure and anticipate a PDF version to be available for download in summer 2014, with a printed version to follow. To receive updates on these brochures and other Healthy Swimming materials, please sign up in the "Get email updates" box on the right side of the page.

EPA Brochure: "Before You Go to the Beach"

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It is important to know about the environmental conditions that affect water quality at the beach. This brochure tells you what you need to know about beach water pollution, the health risks associated with swimming in polluted water, and who to contact if you think the water at the beach is contaminated.

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