National Poison Prevention Week is March 19 – 25. This week is an opportunity to highlight and educate about the dangers of poisonings. Save this number to the Poison Help Line should you ever need immediate assistance 1-800-222-1222. Poisons can be harmful to your eyes and skin, or toxic if you breathe them or swallow them. Poisons come in four forms:
· Solids (Medications, fertilizer, ice melt, etc.)
· Liquids (Household cleaners, including bleach, lighter fluid, alcohol, gasoline, paint, etc.)
· Sprays (Household cleaners)
· Gases (Carbon monoxide)
To call for help please dial 1-800-222-1222 or, click here to find out what you need to know.