NJPIES in the News 2021

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Statuette of Santa Claus placed on wrapped gift boxes near Christmas decorations at warm fireplace with green wreath at home


Home for the Holidays- Hidden Hazards of the Holiday Season

New Jersey Department of Health, December 23, 2021

Know Where to Go.. ER or Urgent Care


When to Go to the ER vs. Urgent Care vs. Pediatrician

Hackensack Meridian Health, December 22, 2021


That Time My Baby Almost Died From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

New Jersey 101.5 FM, December 13, 2021

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a deadly gas that gives no warning – you can’t see, smell, hear, or taste it. Dangerous levels of CO can build up quickly poisoning people and pets. Check your CO detectors today to make sure the batteries and units are working.


Check the Carbon Monoxide Detector

Newark Patch, December 2, 2021

Food poisoning is common and can cause severe sickness. Use basic food safety steps to prevent bacteria and other germs from contaminating raw and cooked foods.


Keep Thanksgiving Dinner Out of the Danger Zone

Newark Patch, November 23, 2001

Person in a Ghost Costume


NJ Poison Control Center Shares Halloween Safety Tips

Borough of New Providence, October 28, 2021


For kids, or cannabis?

Law & Narrow Web, October 14, 2021

Rain Drops


Rutgers Experts Share Tips on Staying Safe After a Hurricane

New Brunswick Patch, September 3, 2021



Wild Toxic Mushrooms are Back and NJ Poison Control is Worried

New Jersey News Network, August 27, 2021

Shallow Focus Photography of Brown Mushroom


NJ Poison Control Center Warns of Potential Dangers of Wild Mushrooms

Borough of New Providence, August 23, 2021

Feeding Bottle on Table


Baby Formula Based on Fad Diet Bad News for Bones

Medpage Today, August 20, 2021


2021’s NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes

NJBIZ, July 13, 2021


Celebrate 4th of July Safely

Newark Patch, July 1, 2021


Summer Poisoning Hazards: Know the Risks

New Jersey 101.5 FM, June 13, 2021


Summer Poisoning Hazards

WMBC News, June 8, 2021


Can Allergy Medicines Be Dangerous?

Newark Patch, April 30, 2021


Danger Hiding in Plain Sight

Newark Patch, April 27, 2021



American Association of Poison Control Centers, March 29, 2021


Health Care Power 50: A – K

NJBIZ, March 29, 2021

Poisoning peril: Kids ingesting hand sanitizer


Poisoning Peril: Kids Ingesting Hand Sanitizer

Georgia Health News, March 4, 2021

The New Jersey Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) and the NJ COVID-19 Information Hotline (1-800-962-1253)


Two Hotlines One Poison Control Center

Newark Patch, February 23, 2021


Beware of Carbon Monoxide Dangers if Power Goes Out in a Storm

New Jersey 101.5 FM, February 18, 2021

An Austin-Travis County EMS ambulance drives down Cherrywood Road in Austin on Tuesday. Since the statewide freeze, emergency crews in Austin have been flooded with medical calls, including more than 20 for carbon monoxide poisoning.


Here’s How To Stay Warm While Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Austin American-Statesman, February 16, 2021

Generators should only be used outdoors and placed more than 20 feet away from any home or building.


Carbon Monoxide Strikes Again

Newark Patch, February 16, 2021