The theme of this year’s Poison Prevention Week is “Children Act Fast, So Do Poisons.” It’s a great reminder that children are curious by nature and can easily – and quickly – get their hands and mouths on dangerous household items. In this newsletter, we offer helpful and possibly life saving tips to keep little explorers away from medicines, cleaning products, and other dangers common in most homes.
The most important thing to remember is to keep all potentially hazardous items out of children’s sight and reach. However, if your child does come in contact with any
call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222
. Post this number on all the phones in your home and program it into your cell phone now, so you don’t forget!