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It’s National Poisoning Prevention Week from March 20-26, 2022

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.

Read more: https://poisonhelp.hrsa.gov/what-you-can-do/poison-prevention-week