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🎃❄️DRY ICE DANGERS❄️🎃
Making a witches’ brew for #Halloween?
🧤Always wear gloves when handling
🍵Don’t place directly in punch bowls/cups - it can burn the mouth & throat if swallowed
🚫Do not store in freezer/unventilated area
📞Call 1-800-222-1222 if anyone gets burned
🎃BE CAREFUL WITH COSMETICS🎃
Wearing face paint or special effects makeup for #Halloween? Use non-toxic products from well-known brands, especially if you have sensitive skin. Pro tip: test on a small patch of skin first (arm/leg) to make sure you don’t have an allergic reaction
Spooky season is upon us and the Florida Poison Control Center wants you to have a safe and happy Halloween with your family and friends.
4 tips from Florida Poison for safe and happy Halloween fun
The Florida/USVI Poison Information Center - Jacksonville is offering some safety and trick-or-treating tips to avoid ...
Remind kids not to chew on or break open glow sticks & glow-in-the-dark jewelry. The liquid can cause skin irritation & burning if swallowed. If anyone gets it in their mouth, eyes, or on their skin, call us at 1-800-222-1222. #Halloween #ToxTuesday
💊DRUG TAKE BACK DAY IS TOMORROW💊
Do you have unused/expired prescriptions in your home? They can lead to accidental poisoning, misuse, & overdose.
National Drug #TakeBackDay is tomorrow from 10am-2pm. Clean out your cabinets and find a location at http://takebackday.com
Did you miss our latest Tox Talks? 💊💊💊
Make sure to watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/5o-GIx_wE1I
We gave great tips on how to manage your medications and how to prevent mishaps.
💊DRUG TAKE BACK DAY💊
Do you have expired or unused medication in your house? This Saturday, Oct 23, is Prescription Drug #TakeBackDay. Drop off unwanted meds so they don’t end up in the wrong hands. Find a location: http://deatakeback.com https://youtu.be/Ry647QcTN5U
We love your videos of cute kittens & dazzling dance moves. But please skip the social media challenges that involve poisoning yourselves. Don’t take a dare to eat spicy chips, chew a glow stick, or anything else. We're here at 1-800-222-1222 if you need us. #ToxTuesday
We've seen an increase in calls about buprenorphine, used to treat opioid use disorder. If a loved one is in treatment, remember mistakes w/these meds (inc Suboxone®) can cause overdose. Kids are at extra risk, keep them #upandaway, every time. ?s- call 1-800-222-1222 #ToxTuesday
🚫Stay out of the water.
🚿If it gets on your skin, shower right away.
🗣️If you have pre-existing breathing problems, avoid the area.
🐶Don’t let pets drink or swim in it.
📞If you’ve been in or around the water & you’ve had any symptoms call us at 1-800-222-1222 for help.
The nonprofit says its latest samples found toxin levels up to 300 times the recreational safe limit for microcystins, a class of toxins produced by certain freshwater cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue-green algae. https://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/local/st-johns-riverkeeper-says-toxic-algae-is-300-times-higher-than-recreational-safe-limit/AIJPRLBBCVAH5A3SPYTU6A7BLA/