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Poison Videos on YouTube

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Overview

This presentation (with voice over included) is geared for the general public, whether you view it individually or use it for teaching purposes. While highlighting the sources and dangers of CO, poison safety tips are included to keep your family and your community safe from carbon monoxide poisoning.

The ABC's of Poison Prevention: A Teacher's Guide

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Our Teacher's Guide contains lesson plans and corresponding activities for teachers working in pre-school through grade 3. Lessons designed for babysitters have been added as well as additional activity sheets, a poison safety checklist and a Poison Ranger certificate, for use with students to recognize their efforts in course completion.

Look-alike Flipchart

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Based on research conducted with our target audience, we developed a Look-alike Flipchart containing pictures of our look-alike products for use with our poison education programming. Look-alikes are matched sets of one poison matched with a similar looking food product, showing just how easy it is to make a mistake!

Safe Meds/Safe Disposal (for Teens)

Willie the Wonder Drug Czar!

The program includes information on the safe use and storage of medicine as well as safe disposal methods. Teens are also informed of the appropriate use of a poison center. The three videos now available through www.youtube.com include:

  1. Over the Counter Drug Facts Label
  2. Gary on the Streets: Teens Talk Medicine (and when to call a poison center)
  3. Safe Disposal

Stop! Ask First!

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An exciting poison prevention DVD/VHS for children is geared toward grades K 3. This multimedia animated video features the new first-family of poison prevention, the Toon Family in STOP! Ask First! This entertaining and informative video reinforces the message to always Stop and Ask First before touching, tasting, or smelling anything, especially poisons.

Copies are available free of charge, to community educators, teachers and agencies that have taken our train-the-trainer program. To purchase a copy for $10.00 + S&H. To order the video or to schedule poison prevention training for your organization, contact the Public Health Education Coordinator

Seniors Safe Medication Program

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Most older adults take between 9-13 prescriptions a year. Be sure you know the guidelines.