• By Joel Streed

Are swimming pools safe: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

May 31, 2019

Are our swimming pools safe? Every year, reports about outbreaks of cryptosporidia are in the news. The bacteria, which are resistant to chlorine, can cause many symptoms, including watery diarrhea. Should you worry about getting sick when you dive in?

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to pediatrician Dr. Bob Jacobson about cryptosporidium contamination in swimming pools.

To listen, click the link below.

Are Swimming Pools Safe?