KSHB: Doctor Talks Pool Safety After Child Drowns at Oceans of Fun

July 19, 2022

The company that operates the Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun entertainment parks in Kansas City, Missouri, said Monday they are changing their policies at a pool where a young girl died earlier this month.

Under the new policy, anyone using the Coconut Cove pool will be required to wear a life-jacket if they are less than 60 inches tall.

KSHB talked to Dr. Kayla Donnawell, emergency medicine physician at Saint Luke's Health System, about pool safety as many people spend time by the water this summer.

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