Preventing medicine poisoning and overdose in Seeley Lake
October 17, 2019
Did you know that every minute of every day, a poison control center receives a call about a potential medicine poisoning for a child age five and under? And in around 86 percent of emergency department visits for medicine poisoning, the child got into medicine belonging to a parent or grandparents.
Whether you're a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, or caregiver, you can help prevent medicine poisonings by properly disposing of your unused or expired medications before they get in the hands of a young child. In addition, unused or expired medicines have the potential to be stolen and misu...