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Traveling this summer? Pack your poison prevention smarts! When you visit family & friends, consider they may not poison proof as well as you do. Keep potentially dangerous products, like medication, up & away from kids. We're available nationwide at 1-800-222-1222. #ToxTuesday
Are you a new parent? AAPCC worked with @BrightbyText to provide FREE poison prevention tips for all caregivers.
Text “BRIGHT” to 274 448. Text messages are offered in English and Spanish. There’s no cost to enroll, but data and message rates may apply. #preventpoison
We typically see a 50% increase in calls about pool chemicals in June:
🚫NEVER mix chemicals - it could create a toxic gas
💨Only handle in well-ventilated area
🔒Store properly & keep up & away from pets/kids
📱We're available 24/7 at 1-800-222-1222 #ToxTuesday
#ChildSafetyWeek ⚠ - store medicine, cleaning detergents & detergent pods in an appropriate container in high places where children can’t see them.
If a poison emergency occurs, call @FloridaPoison at 1-800-222-1222. As always, call 9-1-1 in the case of an emergency.
Don’t forget- the Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday lasts through Sunday June 6. Now is the perfect time to build an emergency supply kit that fits the needs of everyone in your household.
Visit http://JaxReady.com for a list of suggested items to include in your kit.
Want a safe way to get rid of chemicals in your home? Many counties offer free household hazardous waste disposal for items like pesticides, pool chemicals, cleaning products, weed killers, & auto/boat fluids. Each county has info on acceptable items & locations. #PreventPoison
#PublicHealth Advisory. #RedTide blooms have been detected in Lower and Middle #TampaBay near Moody Point, Manbirtee Key, Camp Key, and Little Cockroach Island.
Contact @FloridaPoison at 800-222-1222 to report red tide health effects due to exposure.
Visit @MyFWC to learn more.
🌀HURRICANE SEASON IS HERE🌀
It's the 1st day of hurricane season! If you need to pick up any supplies, there’s a sales tax holiday through the 6th. Save on coolers, portable generators, batteries, ice packs, power banks & more. Full list: https://floridarevenue.com/DisasterPrep/Documents/2021DPposter.pdf #ToxTuesday
🌀 Today is the first day of the ten-day Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax holiday! Take the time now to stock up on critical supplies needed for the upcoming hurricane season.
➡️ Find a full list of qualifying items at http://FloridaRevenue.com/DisasterPrep.
🇺🇸OPEN THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND🇺🇸
All of us hope you have a safe #MemorialDay weekend. We will be here 24/7 at 1-800-222-1222 if you need treatment advice for jellyfish stings, insect bites, alcohol poisoning, snake bites, or any other holiday hazard.