Each year, approximately 2.4 million people - more than half under age 6 - swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has some important tips on how to poison proof your home and needed immediate treatment if poisoning occurs. http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/poisonpreventiontips.cfm
The Florida Poison Information Center Network provides poison prevention and management information 24 hours a day through a nationwide, toll-free hotline (1-800-222-1222) accessible by voice and TTY. We suggest you tape this number at your phone and also put it on speed dial if you have it.