Swimming, soaking and playing in the water can be fun family activities. They can also be great ways to get the physical activity needed to stay healthy. However, they are not without some risk. Pools, spas and beaches are subject to a variety of environmental influences which can affect the health and safety of people using thos waters.
Summit County Public Health works to minimize safety hazards, reduce the potential for disease transmission and assure that waters used for recreational purposes are operated and maintained in compliance with the applicable ordinances through inspection of facilities and education of operators. Wether you are a swimmer, pool owner, or medical professional, the sanitarians at SCPH are here to answer your questions about staying safe in the water. For more information, browse our resources or contact us.