The Golden Rule of Water Safety

Swimming is practically a year-round activity in Central Texas. “Creating some guidelines for water safety will help make the hot days cooler, and more fun for everyone," said Dr. Sapna ShahPediatrician at ARC Anderson Mill in this recent podcast of the ARC Healthcare Minute.

Dr. Shah outlines some safety tips for children when spending time around water. She says, “The golden rule for water safety is to teach children to always ask permission to go near water.” Other suggestions include using the buddy system and enrolling your child in swim lessons.

If you would like to make an appointment with Dr. Shah, call ARC Anderson Mill at 512-250-5571 or go online on ARC website.

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the weekly ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM. You can also listen to podcasts from past episodes on the ARC website.

Tags: ARC Healthcare Minute, KLJB, Dr. Sapna Shah, water safety