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These videos, posters, and additional materials were developed by state and local health departments and other partners. They can be used to help raise awareness about recreational water illnesses (RWIs) and other healthy swimming topics.

Partner Videos

Pool Chemical Safety
Running time: (13:50)
Release Date: 12/13/18
Closed Captioned Closed Captioned for the Hearing Impaired

Summary: If you own or manage a pool, this video is for you. Produced by the American Chemistry Council and the Chlorine Institute, it provides detailed guidance on the proper handling and use of pool chemicals. All of the health and safety information included in this video come from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For more information about pool chemical safety, please visit www.poolchemicalsafety.org.External

Olga – No Crypto 2013: Salt Lake County Health Department
Running time: (:45)
Release Date: 7/2/2013
Closed Captioned Closed Captioned for the Hearing Impaired

Summary: This video gives swimmers and parents tips to stop the spread of Crypto in pools, including washing thoroughly with soap before swimming.

Rules of the Pool: Arizona Department of Health Services
Running time: (2:01)
Release Date: 6/9/2012
Closed Captioned Closed Captioned for the Hearing Impaired

Summary: This is a fun video that teaches viewers about healthy swimming through 5 simple rules.

Recreational Water Illness Media Campaign: Idaho Department of Health and WelfareExternal
Running time:
Shower Before Using Pool 1 (:30)
Shower Before Using Pool 2 (:30)
Change Diapers in the Bathroom (:30)

Summary: These short videos demonstrate the importance of showering before swimming and changing babies’ diapers in the bathroom instead of near the swimming pool.

Opening Time (Keep it Clean – No Crypto): Salt Lake County Health Department
Running time: (:31)
Release Date: 3/6/2009
Closed Captioned Closed Captioned for the Hearing Impaired

Summary: This video offers simple healthy swimming tips to keep Crypto out of swimming pools.

Lady Killer (Keep it Clean – No Crypto): Salt Lake County Health Department
Running time: (:31)
Release Date: 3/6/2009
Closed Captioned Closed Captioned for the Hearing Impaired

Summary: This video encourages swimmers diagnosed with Crypto to stay out of the pool for two weeks after their diarrhea has completely resolved to protect other swimmers.

Print Materials

Keep Poop out of the Pool
Keep Poop Out of the Pool

Developed by: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Message: Help prevent waterborne disease by showering with soap before entering the pool.
Audience: Designed for public pool patrons.

Poster:

Keep Poop out of the Pool Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1 page] (8.5 x 11)

Help Keep Waters Clean, Safe & Fun
help keep waters clean, safe, and fun

Developed by: Ottawa (Michigan) County Health Department, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Message: Help prevent recreational water illnesses at the beach and natural bodies of water.
Audience: Designed for beach patrons.

Posters:

English Cdc-pdf[PDF – 5 pages]External (11×17)

PDF includes 5 posters.

Rack Cards:

English Cdc-pdf[PDF – 6 pages]External (4×9)

PDF includes 6 documents, designed to be printed as promotional “rack cards.”

Page last reviewed: February 12, 2019