March is Poison Prevention Month

March is National Poison Prevention month. Every day, over 300 children in the U.S. are treated in the emergency room as a result of being poisoned. Curious, active children will often investigate something by tasting it or ingesting it. Most poisonings occur when a caretaker is busy doing other things. It takes only seconds or minutes for a toddler to find their way to a closet or bathroom and discover household cleaners or medications that can be harmful.

Click here to read full article on POISON PREVENTION, written by Jayne Laurin Kinney DNP, PNP-BC

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