Washington state is a leader in drowning prevention. Seattle Children’s and many other organizations have been working together for decades to:
The Washington State Drowning Prevention Network was developed in 1994 to provide a forum for organizations to work together to prevent drowning.
Our key messages are: Know the water. Know your limits. Wear a life jacket.
The network meets twice a year. To join and to receive e-mails and event announcements, email us.
Network activities include:
The network is led by:
Seattle Children’s began doing research on drowning in the 1970s and outreach on drowning prevention in the early 1990s with the development of the “Stay on Top of It” campaign. Now we focus on:
Support Seattle Children’s water safety education and programs to increase access to life jackets. Designate your donation to “water safety.” Donate now.
In This Issue: Winter 2017
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Dynamic duo strive to stop drowning deaths through research, outreach and advocacy.