National Poison Prevention Week Resources

About 60,000 children under age five end up in the emergency room every year after getting into medicines left within reach. National Poison Prevention Week (March 18 – 24) serves as a reminder to always keep medicines up and away.

This year CDC partnered with the Up and Away campaign to share resources to help parents and caregivers keep medicine out of reach and out of sight of children:

CDC’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Network also compiled their own resources related to poisonings:

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