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Prevention Materials

Prevention materials are designed for different audiences to provide ideas and methods for potentially reducing the risk of contracting or spreading RWIs. These suggestions should reduce risk and lead to a healthier swimming experience for the general public.

All Audiences

General Public

Aquatics Staff

Public Health Professionals

Pediatricians and Healthcare Professionals

These articles were written to inform pediatricians about recreational water illnesses and the need to give guidance to parents about having their children stay out of recreational water while they are ill with diarrhea.

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