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Tips on how to stay safe around water

Two boys wait for their turn to swim, on the edge of a pool.
Elissa Nadworny
Two boys wait for their turn to swim, on the edge of a pool.

Here's something that may come as a shock to you: according to the CDC, Idaho has one of the highest accidental drowning rates in the country – and we are a landlocked state.

Since May is water safety month, and today is water safety day, we wanted to talk more about this. Executive Director of the Downtown Boise YMCA Mike Kapuscinski joins Idaho Mattes to talk more.

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