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Whether traveling or hosting family this #MemorialDay weekend remember to keep bags containing medicines or hand sanitizer up, away, and out of sight.
Always remember to pack the contact number to Poison Help, 1-800-222-1222.
⚠️HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SAFETY WARNING⚠️
If you have a prescription for hydroxychloroquine and are new to the drug, be sure your prescriber is familiar with your detailed medical history.
📞MARKING A MILESTONE📞
Florida’s Poison Control Centers have managed 40,000 of the calls to FL’s #COVID19 hotline (1-866-779-6121). @HealthyFla mobilized the 3 poison control centers on 3/13 to provide assistance to health care professionals & residents seeking medical input.
#TFHCCares - it's important to keep your home germ-free, but it's just as important to use cleaners and disinfectants carefully to avoid household poisonings! Questions? It's always OK to call @FloridaPoison at 1-800-222-1222! Visit https://www.poison.org/ for more information!
Choosing a product to keep insects and weeds out of your lawn and garden this summer? Did you know the signal words that can help you determine the toxicity of a product? #PreventPoison #summer #PoisonHelp
You can get a FREE at-home drug disposal pouch from Deterra® this week! Order yours at https://deterrasystem.com/safe before May 16. Safe medicine disposal can help prevent the unintended risks of unused medications such as misuse/abuse & accidental poisonings. #PreventPoison
As people use face masks to reduce spread of #COVID19, we’ve had ?s about applying chemicals to them. Face coverings are only intended to contain the droplets that carry the virus – not kill the virus. Keep cloth masks clean by washing regularly, no need for chemicals #ToxTuesday
Happy #MothersDay to all new and veteran moms! Everyday our poison experts help moms (and dads!), giving them free and confidential advice. Our new blog features a first-time parents guide on poison proofing their home- https://bit.ly/3dqiUdq
Hear from Dr. Wendy Stephan PhD, MPH, from Florida's Poison Control Center, as she teaches us about poison prevention and shares information on their amazing resource hotline. @FloridaPoison
It’s #NationalNursesDay! Now, more than ever, we appreciate your dedication and service to our communities. Thank you to all of the wonderful nurses, including those who are Specialists in Poison Information.