• Emergency Information

    Important Phone Resources

    • First Call/24 hour Mental Health Crisis   802-488-7777
    • Poison Control   802-222-1222

    Vermont 211 Dial 211 for the state of Vermont support services.

    Northern New England Poison Center Name Your Poison - June 2015
     
    Safe at Home  June is National Safety Month, dedicated to reducing injuries at home and work. Have you taken steps to make your home safer from poisonings? Check out these tips forpreventing some common household poisonings.
     
    Hitting the Road? Many of us spend more time travelling in the summer. Did you know that some medications make it unsafe to drive? Certain medications can cause side effects like drowsiness or blurred vision. See why Driving and Medication Don't Always Mix - learn more about what medications you need to be careful with, what symptoms to watch for steps you can take to increase safety
     
    Just the Drug Facts One step toward preventing medications errors, a common cause of poisoning, is to read the medication label each time you take the product. Here's a guide to the Drug Facts label for over-the-counter (nonprescription) medications.
     
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