Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly toxic and poisonous gas. It is colorless, odorless and tasteless so it is hard to detect.  Since there are no warning signs specific to CO, one may not be aware of the presence of the gas in their home and workplace.  Exposure to CO can cause severe health issues, or even death, in humans and pets.

Because of this silent danger, it is important to be aware of prevention methods, detection, and signs and symptoms of CO poisoning to lessen the chances of the gas being present.

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Preventing a Home Epidemic With Emergency Planning

Epidemics effect and jeopardize all facets of social and family life. Rapid, rational response during a widespread illness or disaster may not only save your life, but also the lives of those you love at home.

Following simple guidelines for healthy behavior, developing and communicating an emergency plan ahead of time will ensure your family members are fully aware of how plans.  Review the plans regularly and go through practice runs so everyone understands how the plans are to be executed in order to handle the situation more effectively.

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