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Healthy Swimming

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Answers to your questions about Recreational Water Illnesses (RWIs):

Swimming is a fun, active, and healthy way to spend leisure time. However, in the past two
decades we have seen an increase in the number of Recreational Water Illness (RWI)
outbreaks associated with swimming pools, water parks, hot tubs, lakes, rivers, and oceans.
CDC's Healthy Swimming program offers information and resources to raise awareness
about RWIs and how to prevent them by practicing "Healthy Swimming" behaviors.

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