Water Safety Program

Think, Don’t Sink!
The Injury Prevention Program is the lead agency participating in the Water Safety Coalition, a group of concerned citizens and representatives from water-related organizations working toward water safety awareness and drowning prevention.

This coalition includes members from Six Rivers National Forest, National Weather Service, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol, Humboldt State University Activities Program, U.S. Coast Guard, California Department of Forestry, Bureau of Land Management, Park Rangers, and marine equipment suppliers.

Education Materials

The Water Safety Coalition promotes water safety awareness by creating and distributing water safety materials and messages for print and broadcast media.

Water safety posters, flyers, and drowning prevention fact sheets are available through Public Health. Call for more information.