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Children enjoy the Redwood Recreation Center's outdoor pool on a hot summer day.

Children enjoy the Redwood Recreation Center’s outdoor pool on a hot summer day.

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County officials want to remind all public pool-goers this summer to use good hygiene and to avoid swimming while ill. Such efforts go a long way in preventing a waterborne bacterium known as cryptosporidium which is resistant to chlorine and can make unlucky swimmers sick for weeks.

KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham went poolside in West Valley for this report.

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