3 Tips To Avoid Home Poisonings

Dated: 03/15/2017

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What can you do to help make your home safe from accidental poisoning? In conjunction with Poison Prevention Week, held every 3rd week in March, here are 3 tips to help make your home safe from accidental poisonings.

  1. Never mix household or chemical products together. When you do, you risk the chance of creating a dangerous gas.

  2. Never share prescription medicines. If you are taking more than 1 prescription medicine at the same time, be sure to check with your doctor about any dangerous drug interactions. When in doubt, always call the toll free Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222  that connects you to your local poison center.

  3. Keep all household cleaners, chemical and medicines locked and out of the reach of children.

For additional details, click on the following link:https://poisonhelp.hrsa.gov/what-can-you-do/prevention-tips/index.html.


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Libby Cabrera

Libby is a proud mother of three children and currently resides on the Northshore in Mandeville. She was born and raised in Southern California and has personally moved several times with her family s....

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