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Did You Know?

Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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May 27, 2016

  • About 1 in 8 routine inspections of public pools and hot tubs lead to immediate closure because of health or safety violations.
  • Serious health violations, like not having enough chlorine and improper pH, can lead to an outbreak of recreational water illnesses.
  • To protect against illness and injury, swimmers should check for these four things before getting into pools, hot tubs, or other places with treated water.
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  • Page last reviewed: March 11, 2016
  • Page last updated: March 11, 2016
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