Safely Start the New School Year | Illinois Poison Center 

Safely Start the New School Year

Nov 23, 2020
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Chicago, IL (August 19, 2015) – As students pack their book bags and get ready to embark on a brand new school year, the Illinois Poison Center (IPC) is encouraging families to take precautions against poison exposures.

“Back to school time can be exciting for parents and kids alike,” said IPC Director Dr. Carol DesLauriers, PharmD. “In the transition back to the classroom, however, it is important to be mindful of potential poisonings and to take measures to prevent them.”

To prevent harmful exposures, the IPC offers the following tips:  Read More...


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