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Spike in county juvenile drowning deaths prompts public education initiative

 

Last updated 3/30/2018 at 12:41am



RIVERSIDE – A spike in juvenile drowning deaths – with four occurring since the start of the year – led county health officials to issue a warning to residents to take precautions when youngsters are around water.

The four deaths occurring in the first two and one-half months of 2018 equals Riverside County’s juvenile drowning total for all of 2017, according to the Riverside University Health System-Public Health. Officials said each death occurred with adults present. None occurred while the child was swimming, but rather when they slipped, fell or otherwise made their way into t...



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