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Heading Outdoors for the Holiday? Be Careful of Poison Hazards

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Poison Center offers information, help


The New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center is advising people who plan to take advantage of the Fourth of July holiday weekend and spend time outdoors to be careful of poison hazards.
Jess Benson, director of the New Mexico Poison Center, said Wednesday in a news release, “Common poisons include food poisoning, hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, bites and stings, and mushrooms.”
For more information on these potential poison hazards click here to check out the center’s Web site.
According to the news release, people can call the center for emergency life-saving treatment information 24-hours a day, toll free at 1-800-222-1222 or can call to get answers to questions about any type of poison.



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