14 Sep Taking A Shower Before Entering A Pool Can Save Lives
Yuck! Most Kids Don't Shower Before Using Public Pools
From Live Science
RWI, or Recreational Water Illnesses, are one of the scariest and least understood of dangers that are lurking around inside swimming pools. While most people find it a normal and appropriate act to take a shower after swimming, says this post from Live Science, a very small percentage of parents consider showering prior to swimming an appropriate act. These parents consider it the responsibility of the swimming pool staff to ensure the safety of the pool. This is a dangerous and misguided misconception, and must be rectified to prevent the spread of water-borne illnesses.
Here is an excerpt from the post: