Posts Tagged 'pool'

Plunging into Pool Safety

Unlike the folks up north, Floridians don’t bother with “pool opening days”. In fact, with the exception of a few cold snaps, pools in the Sunshine State can stay open pretty much all year round.


But with the days getting longer and summer vacation right around the corner, now is as good a time as any to remaster pool safety.

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What’s Going Around may be in the water.

Pink Eye is not just a school-time infection — Centra Care doctors see just as many cases of conjunctivitis during the summer months. Why? Well, chemical irritants like chlorine in swimming pools, or infection from bacteria or virus in oceans, lakes and poorly balanced pools can also lead to conjunctivitis. While the Lake Buena Vista Centra Care location saw the most cases of Pink Eye last week, the Kissimmee Centra Care had a 600 % increase in ...

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