Wednesday, February 5, 2014

National Poison Prevention Week is coming!

National Poison Prevention Week always falls on the third week in March each year.  It's a week to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. 


Things you can do to help us celebrate

National Poison Prevention Week:

  • Hang a poster
  • Ask your patients, families and friends to program the nationwide Poison Help hotline into their phone (under the #7, the letter P, 1-800-222-1222)
  • Order some FREE items to distribute (send me an email or call LaJohnna at 314-772-8300 for an order form)
  • Post poison prevention tips on Facebook and Twitter 
  • Teach the Spike Poison Prevention Program to preschoolers
  • Teach the Taking Your Medications Safely Program to seniors
  • Use our Elementary School Lesson Plan in the classrooms. It's available at