It’s National Poisoning Prevention Week from March 20-26, 2022. Take a moment to learn about this important subject:
DID YOU KNOW??
On average, a poisoning exposure case is reported every 15 seconds!
Unintentional poisoning is the 4th leading cause of death in children of ages 0-19.
In 2020, less than 20yrs old represented 55% of total poison exposures.
Each year, approximately 50,000 young children are brought to the emergency department due to unintentional medication poisoning.