Summer is making itself know in Nassau County just before the July 4th Holiday. By mid morning, families were already cooling off at Wantagh Park Pool as the sun beat down and temperatures were expected to near 90 degrees.
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was there to remind residents that summer weather and activities also come with potential hazards and to launch a countywide summer safety campaign to try to mitigate them.
Curran was joined by Ryan Reyes, lieutenant lifeguard at Wantagh Park Pool, and Dr. Hylton Lightman, president and medical director of Total Family Care of the Five Towns and Far Rockaway, who emphasized several safety points. Click below to read the full interview via Newsday Long Island Nassau County.