Discarding medicine safely can prevent medicine mis-use.
Poison Control Information
If a poisoning occurs:
- Remain calm.
- Call 911 if the victim has collapsed or is not breathing. If the victim is awake and alert, call 1-800-222-1222. Try to have this information ready:
Container/bottle of the poison
Time of poison exposure
Address where the poisoning occurred
- Stay on the phone and follow instructions from the emergency operator or poison control center
When you reset your clocks, check your house too! Here is a checklist to poison proof your home