Jun 8, 2010

How to Keep your Family Healthy and Safe

Community Message has been issued by the Howard County MD Health Department.

Tuesday June 8, 2010 4:21 PM EDT

Doctor’s Rx for a Healthy and Safe Summer: How to Keep your Family Healthy and Safe

Columbia, MD - Summer is a time for fun in the sun and pool. It is also a time to remember how to stay healthy and safe while still having fun. Skin protection is a must under the Summer sun. Staying inside while sick from a Recreational Water Illness caused by E coli and unhealthy swimming practices is not fun in the warm weather. Finally, a tragedy in the pool may be preventable with a practice called “Active Supervision”.

Practicing safe and healthy habits will make the Summer months enjoyable for you and your family!

WHO: Ken Ulman, Howard County Executive
Dr. Peter Beilenson, Health Officer, Howard County
Joel Schlossberg, General Manager, Life Time Fitness
WHAT: An opportunity to remind citizens to protect themselves in the sun, stay healthy and hygienic in recreational waters, and to be vigilant about children in and around the pool.
WHEN: Thursday, June 10, 2010
WHERE: Life Time Fitness - Columbia
7220 Lee DeForest Dr.
Columbia, MD 21046
WHY: To keep residents safe and healthy during the upcoming Summer months.

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