Drowning is the second-leading cause of death in Illinois children under five years old.
Lack of adult supervision is often a common factor in these deaths.
The campaign message is important as children head to the pools and beaches this summer, but equally important is the information that advises parents to never leave a young child alone around water. This includes bathtubs, baby pools or even near an industrial bucket. A child can drown in as little as two inches of water in merely seconds.
The campaign offers tips concerning swimming pools, baby pools, bathtubs, and buckets.