Prevention

"It is much easier to protect your children than living without them."

Sandra Gompf, MD

Photo courtesy of Kyle Cares Amoeba Awareness

The above actions are to reduce your risk of infection.  The only way to prevent infection 100% is to avoid warm fresh water activities.

False Sense of Security

Don't assume pools and waterparks are safe.  Recent Naegleria fowleri infections have been documented in poorly chlorinated pools and waterparks.

Ask to see the latest pH and chlorine levels. 

 

Created by Mike McKown, DO with WIX.com  

2015