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    Oliver Otter, You Otter Be Water Wise©

    oliver otterOliver Otter, You Otter Be Water Wise is a water-safety program that teaches important water-safety rules to parents, adolescents, adults and seniors. The goal is to prevent death and disabling brain injuries resulting from drowning or near drowning.

    A drowning is devastating for a family and many individuals that survive “near drowning” incidents are left with injuries that can be life altering. The lack of oxygen, for even a few minutes, can lead to severe brain injuries. The most devastating aspect of these deaths and injuries is that they often could have been prevented.

    What is the Oliver Otter Program?

    • A video that teaches adults, children, and teens how to be wise around water
    • A story about Oliver Otter and the importance of being safe around water
    • A fun, playful mascot, Oliver Otter, emphasizes the need for constant supervision around water, with the reminder that nobody is ever entirely water safe
    • Educational material that stresses water safety techniques and practices

    Learn More about Oliver Otter

    Complete this contact request form and Barrow Prevention or the ResourceLink information and referral service will contact you.

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    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premiere destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.