• Get the Facts About Swimming Pool Bacteria

    Diving into a pool is an unmissable part of summer for most people, but as this video explains, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 80% of public pools are too dirty for people to swim in safely. That means you could be exposed to bacteria that could cause you to need to visit an urgent care clinic in Atlanta .

    Watch this video to learn how to evaluate the cleanliness of a pool before you swim, so you can avoid the need for urgent care. Be sure the water looks clear and that you can see the drain clearly. You should be able to smell the chlorine, which is an effective bacterial killer. If you do become ill after swimming, doctors at a walk-in clinic can get help you feel better and get back to your summer fun.