Earlier this month, a man was pulled from a pool at a Miramar apartment complex and rushed to the hospital in critical condition. The incident was reported as a near-drowning in June, one of the summer months when the number of pool-goers increases.
In 2015, 430 unintentional drowning deaths were recorded in Florida, according to the Florida Department of Health. Eighty-three of those cases were either in Broward or Miami-Dade Counties.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Red Cross and National Drowning Prevention Alliance offer tips for keeping home pools safe.
To learn more about how to keep pools safe this summer, hover over the circles on the photo below: