Make a Safe Start to the School Year
Back-to-School Safety Tips from the Nation’s Oldest Poison Center
Chicago, IL (August 19, 2014)
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 Medical Director Dr. Michael Wahl, MD. “In the transition back to the classroom, it is important to be mindful of potentially harmful situations and to take measures to prevent them.” To prevent harmful exposures, the IPC offers the following tips...read more