Children and adults more likely to be poisoned in summer months
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. From sunscreen to snake bites, the risk of unintentional poisoning is highest in the summer months, according to UF Health Jacksonvilles Poison Control Center. The Poison Control Center data shows there are 70% more calls over pool chemical poisonings. Doctor Lee said many of those incidents can be prevented if the products are used as directed on their packaging. Poison officials said bites from insects can be just as lethal as any other kind of poisoning. The poison control center also has a 24/7 hotline you can call to get free treatment advice from a healthcare professional.
Avoid a Halloween horror story with these safety tips
Avoid a Halloween horror story with these safety tipsPublished: October 29, 2019, 6:13 pmJust in time for Halloween, the Florida Poison Control Center is warning parents about potential hazards with accessories their children might be wearing for the occasion.