OK, so you are in the pool enjoying the sun and this guy comes over to you and states, "I just peed in the pool." Does that statement bother you? Of course!
As we love to seek relief in the pool this summer, beware of those public pools and hot tubs.
So when you seek to dip your toes into that cool water, think twice.
Serious health and safety violations force the closure of thousands of public pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds every year, according to a new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
"We have a long way to go here to lower the number of public aquatic venues with serious health and safety violations," said Michael Beach, the CDC's associate director for healthy water. "We need to protect the public."
Some shocking statistics:
Sorry if I made you uncomfortable about getting into a pool or hot tub, but just giving you the facts.
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