The MDCH reminds swimmers to keep the water clean

LANSING – The week before Memorial Day is Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week. Every year, thousands of Americans get sick with recreational water illnesses (RWIs) such as diarrhea. With the warmer weather and holiday weekend, the Michigan Departments of Community Health (MDCH) and Environmental Quality (DEQ) are reminding residents of some simple tips they can take to stay safe when swimming in private and public pools. “We all share the water we swim in. During the holiday … [Read more...]