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Swimming brochure 1 - CopySwimming Safety

Protect yourself and others from recreational water illness
Recreational water illnesses (RWIs) are caused by germs and chemicals found in the water we swim or play in, including swimming pools, water parks, hot tubs, splash pads, lakes, rivers, or oceans. They are spread by swallowing, breathing in mists or aerosols of, or having contact with contaminated water. 

Download a print version of Recreational Water Illnesses (PDF) or visi the Centers for Disease Control's Healthy Swimming Webpage.

Having a Baby?
Prenatal classes are offered seven times a year. Please visit  or call 320-231-7800 and enroll around your seventh month of pregnancy. The classes are taught by Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Public Health Nurses and Rice Memorial Hospital Obstetrical Nurses.  This Childbirth Education Series is designed to give you a variety of learning experiences and flexible scheduling options.  The program includes All About Newborns, Breastfeeding and Preparing for Delivery.

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The Pregnancy to Parenting Class Registration form is also online at