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Educational Toolkit

General Public-Posters

Poster Defines the term "Cleansing Shower" along with the message that a cleansing shower should be taken by each swimmer before swimming

Educates about the contaminating effects of diarrheal accident in pool areas. Display this poster around the pool or the entrance to the pool. May also be displayed near benches and areas where lines may form for the diving board or water slide.

Do not swallow, spit or get pool water in your mouth. Designed for all swimmers, especially young children, adolescents and parents of young swimmers. Display this poster around the "kiddie" pool or next to benches where parents sit to watch children swimming.

Lists healthy swimming behaviors that should be practiced by all swimmers. Display at the entrance to the pool and other locations around the pool.

Lists healthy swimming behaviors that should be practiced by all swimmers. Display at the entrance to the pool area and other locations around the pool.

Take regular bathroom breaks and check & change diapers often. Designed for all swimmers, especially for young children and parents of young children. Display at entrances and around "kiddie" areas where parents gather.

Take regular bathroom breaks and check & change diapers often. Designed for all swimmers, especially for young children and parents of young children. Display at entrances and around "kiddie" areas where parents gather.

Chlorine doesn't kill germs instantly. Take regular bathroom breaks and check & change diapers often. Designed for all swimmers, especially for young children and parents of young children. Display at entrances and around "kiddie" areas where parents gather.

Wash your hands after using the bathroom and changing a diaper. Designed for all swimmers. Display in the bathroom of the pool facility.

Wash the germs off your hands after using the bathroom or changing a diaper. Wash your baby's bottom after changing his/her diaper.

Educates about the pool rule requirement that both a swim diaper and waterproof swimwear are to be worn by children under 3 years of age and by individuals without control of their bowels.

Educates that diapers must be changed in the bathroom and not at the poolside. Designed for parents of young diapered swimmers. Can be place near the "kiddie" pool or around the entrance to the pool or bathroom.

Educates that diapers must be changed in the bathroom and not at the poolside. Designed for parents of young diapered swimmers. Can be place near the "kiddie" pool or around the entrance to the pool or bathroom.

Pool Operators

Contains information on cryptosporidiosis, how it is spread in recreational water, and how to prevent it from spreading. Lists six easy tips for swimmers for protecting against crypto.

Contains information about the state requirement for children under 3 years of age and those without control of their bowels to wear a swim diaper and waterproof swimwear when swimming is a public pool.

Crypo Watch and Warning Signs

Crypto Watch and Warning Signs. Symptoms to watch and observe for.

This sign is to be posted by the pool operator if a crypto "Watch" or "Warning" is issued. A "Watch" or "Warning" will be issued as an intervention method for controlling an outbreak of crypto. Vertical Sign.

Contact

Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
801-538-6191
Fax: 801-538-9913
Email: epi@utah.gov
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

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1-888-EPI-UTAH (374-8824)
 

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