NJPIES in the News 2021

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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

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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

 

POISON CONTROL CENTERS REACH 1 MILLION COVID-19 CASES

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