Lifeguard Shortage

We’ve talked about the shortage of lifeguards around the country… it means we need to be on our best behavior around the water.

Last Saturday Jacksonville Beach Ocean Rescue responded to 56 calls. Even with red flags flying, a large number of folks went to the each. That’s great, as long as we’re aware of the conditions of the ocean.

If you’re not sure what those conditions are, you can ask a lifeguard, they’d love to tell you! Here’s a little cheat sheet:

Let’s help those who help us. Please be aware of the flags that fly along the beach and understand their meaning. At the end of the day, it’ll help you have more fun, not get in the way of it.

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