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Adolph Kiefer and his great granddaughter in a swimming pool

Adolph Kiefer and his great
granddaughter. (Courtesy of

Spotlight: Ensuring Healthy Swimming for Generations to Come

CDC's Washington office Website is featuring CDC's Health Swimming program on its CDC at Work section. The story describes CDC’s initiative to produce a national model pool code to ensure healthy swimming for all Americans. The story highlights swimming champion Adolph Keifer, a 1939 Olympic Gold Medalist and representative of the aquatics sector, that has joined with CDC and other partners to ensure healthy swimming. ... more »

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