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Children can struggles for
as little as 20 seconds when drowning.
Every child needs to seen
by the supervising adult every 10 seconds while in and around water.
be "no exceptions, no excuses."
If the supervising
adult needs to miss a 10-second count, another adult must take over
the supervision or the water activity should be suspended until the
count can resume.
In the time it takes to answer
a phone, grab a towel, fill a water bottle, talk with a parent, sign
for a package... we could lose a child.
The typical adult may be
able to struggle for up to 1 minute while drowning. Young children tire
quickly, often in 10-20 seconds.