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MamaResources: Poison Prevention

National Poison Prevention Week, the third week in March each year, is a week nationally designated to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. To help you review poison prevention with your family, we’ve compiled several resources, tips, checklists and activities so you can be actively involved in ensuring the safety of your family.
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General Information:

http://www.poisonprevention.org/
Visit this site for general information, poison prevention week activities, materials and your kids can even enter a poster contest!

http://www.poison.org/
Order free materials, find general poison info, check out kids activities & materials and locate your local poison control center. Great information for families!

http://www.keepkidshealthy.com/welcome/poison_control.html
Do you know how to find your local poison control center? Did you know that there is a new nationwide toll free number to help you contact your local center? Check it out!

http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/poisonpreventiontips.cfm
Basic poison prevention and treatment tips for your home.  Great information to print out & teach your kids.

http://www.usa.safekids.org/poison/
Poison checklists, safety posters and a mirror sticker… all available to print out!

Teaching your Family:

http://www.ipl.org/div/poisonsafe/
Kids can print out coloring book pages and a certificate when they learn about poison safety. Also, parents can find great ideas for teaching young children about poison prevention.

http://www.mnpoison.org/index.asp?pageID=136
Great resources for teaching children about poison prevention. Coloring sheets, games, and programs.

http://www.usa.safekids.org/tier2_rl.cfm?folder_id=2680
Great activities for kids! Coloring sheets, picture puzzles, mazes, scrambles, quizzes and other activity sheets.

Poison Prevention Week Resources:

http://www.usa.safekids.org/poison/poisonpreventionweek.html
Download a Poison Prevention Week poster, learn how you can help spread the word, and test your knowledge on poison safety!

http://pediatrics.about.com/od/poisoncontrol/a/06_poison_week.htm

Find general tips and information on Poison Prevention Week 2009.

http://poisonhelp.hrsa.gov/resourcesppw.htm
Find out what events will occur in your community and check out this Poison Prevention Week planner – you’ll find ideas for events, activities and more!

 

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