As April comes to a close, King County and a majority of Washington State will be expecting warmer temperatures. As temperatures rise at the end of spring, it’s important to remember while Washington’s many bodies of water may seem like a great option to cool off in, that the water is still ice-cold. HIPRC’s Core faculty member, Dr. Beth Ebel, talks to Q13 Seattle about how to stay safe in the heat and open waters this weekend.
“The number one important safety tip: wear a life jacket. That is your survival chance and a chance for someone to get you out of that water before something bad happens,” said Dr. Beth Ebel.
See her interview here > >
To learn more on how to be safe around open water, or to learn more about HIPRC’s drowning prevention efforts, visit our Drowning Prevention Page > >