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Water Safety 101

Tragically, drowning is the leading cause of accidental death among Kern County children under age 6 and the second leading cause for all children under age 18. A drowning can happen in seconds and typically occurs when a child is left unattended or during a brief lapse in supervision. A child can drown in just a few inches of water--within seconds--often without any splashing or screaming. From 2010 to 2012, 9 Kern County children have died from drowning; 65 percent were ages four year and under....   Read the full story

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