Drowning Prevention Resources

At a glance

Drowning prevention publications and resources are listed on this page. This includes CDC MMWR and other journal articles, CDC resources, and additional partner information and reports.

Featured resources

U.S. National Water Safety Action Plan collage
The USNWSAP is a 10-year roadmap for collective action communities can take to reduce drowning in the United States.

U.S. National Water Safety Action Plan (USNWSAP)

Girl in life jacket in pool with dad. CDC Vital Signs
Drowning increased in the U.S. from 2020-2022. Making swimming lessons more accessible can save lives.

Vital Signs: Drowning Increases in the U.S.