MD Dept. of Health Releases Water Safety Tips for Summer

To help mark the start of the summer season, the Maryland Department of Health launched a handy water safety guide on its website. 

Maryland Department of Health logoIn a move to help keep Marylanders safe during the 2022 summer season, the Maryland Department of Health has published a general water safety guide on its website. The guide is full of useful information for anyone partaking in water recreation over the next few months.

The guide covers four main topics including:

  • Healthy and Safe Swimming
  • Natural Waters
  • Owners and Operators of Aquatic Venues in Maryland
  • Drinking-Water

According to the Maryland Department of Health:

Although water is vital for life and good health, illnesses and injuries may result from exposure to water. These pages provide important information for reducing the risk of illnesses and injuries associated with water whether from recreational water related activities to drinking water.​

Check out the full guide here.