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American Association of Poison Control Centers. Text POISON to 797979 to get poison control contact information. RTs/follows/favorites ≠ endorsement.
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AAPCC 15h
Taking care of your lawn? Exposures to pesticide products are reported most commonly in the summer months. Call at 1-800-222-1222 with your questions or concerns about pesticide products. For more information on pesticides, visit !
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AAPCC Aug 12
Recuerda: las intoxicaciones no toman vacaciones. Si sospecha alguna intoxicacion, llame al 1-800-222-1222.
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AAPCC Aug 11
Store vitamins up, away and out of sight of children. by calling at 1-800-222-1222 with your questions about vitamins. Read more here:
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AAPCC Aug 10
AAPCC celebrates by thanking our nation’s Community Health Centers for helping us and providing access to primary, behavioral, and dental health care!
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AAPCC Aug 7
If the isn’t already saved into your phone, text POISON to 797979 now📲for contact information! You can call your local poison center at any time 24/7 for free, confidential, expert assistance.
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AAPCC Aug 6
Do you have questions about hand sanitizer? Call the any time 24/7 at 1-800-222-1222!
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AAPCC Aug 6
Do you have questions or concerns about how to use over-the-counter medicine safely? Call the at 1-800-222-1222 any time 24/7 for free, confidential assistance. Read more:
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AAPCC Aug 5
Do you know how to stay safe after a storm? Experts at your local poison center are available 24/7 at 1-800-222-1222 to answer your questions about any storm-related emergencies.
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AAPCC Aug 5
Read our latest alert on household cleaners here:
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AAPCC Aug 4
Did You Know: Although most poisonous exposures occur through the mouth, children can also be exposed through the eyes. Save the (1-800-222-1222) for questions about eye exposures and poison emergencies!
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AAPCC Aug 3
The FDA has expanded its list of hand sanitizers to avoid. Consumers should stop using hand sanitizers with methanol and hand sanitizers with less than the required amount of ethyl alcohol or isopropyl alcohol. Read AAPCC's hand sanitizer alert here:
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AAPCC Aug 3
Do you use essential oils in your home? by learning how to use essential oils safely. Your local poison center is available at 1-800-222-1222 to answer your questions and concerns about essential oils.
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AAPCC Jul 31
Do you know how to treat a jellyfish sting? As beaches continue to reopen in the U.S., remember that experts recommend vinegar for jellyfish stings. Free is available 24/7 at 1-800-222-1222. Read more here:
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Virginia Poison Center Jul 30
Watch our first Tox Talks series! Topic: Methanol Hand Sanitizers ⚠️🧴
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AAPCC Jul 30
High temperatures in your area?☀️ reminds you to beat heat-related illnesses by staying cool and hydrated. Call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 with any heat exposure questions.
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AAPCC Jul 29
Do you know how to safely apply insect repellents? Calls to poison centers about bug repellents increase during the summer months. Your local poison center is available 24/7 at 1-800-222-1222 to answer your repellent questions.
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HRSA Jul 27
Be on the lookout for Blister Beetles while enjoying the outdoors & . These insects excrete a toxin which can cause irritation and blisters. Though painful, the blisters are non-life-threatening. If you're concerned about exposure call : 1-800-222-1222
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AAPCC Jul 28
A TikTok Benadryl challenge has caused some teens to overdose. by calling your local poison center at 1-800-222-1222 with any questions or concerns you may have about antihistamines. View the full story here:
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AAPCC Jul 27
Make sure to join at 12:00 pm EST this Thursday, July 30 for a TOX Talk on methanol hand sanitizers!
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AAPCC Jul 24
Due to COVID-19, hand sanitizer use has increased. Steer clear of hand sanitizers contaminated with methanol. Read more about our latest hand sanitizer alert here:
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