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Nov 24, 2020
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Old Man Winter and Carbon Monoxide

There is a definite chill coming to Illinois.  On my nightly walk with the dogs, hats and gloves are now a necessity.  Soon boots and thick coats will come out of hiding to add needed warmth when venturing outside. 

Furnaces are beginning to kick on more frequently now.  Every year, like clockwork, this is the time that calls to poison centers regarding carbon monoxide start to rise.  Calls to the Illinois Poison Center in the October – December time period are usually about 50% higher than the June – September months.   Read more...

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