Entries by Poison Center

Poison Prevention Tips

Poison Prevention Tips from the Nebraska Regional Poison Center Poisonings are a leading cause of unintentional injury death in the U.S.  While the majority of poison-related exposures occur in children under 5 years of age, deaths among young children have decreased over the years in great part to poison centers’ accessibility to the public and […]


Be safe in the Season of Fall

Carbon Monoxide (CO): Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless dangerous gas. It can be produced by: Burning charcoal indoors Gas-fueled water heaters Heating a home with a gas stove Improperly functioning gas furnace Vehicle exhaust Wood stoves CO can mimic other illnesses such as the stomach flu or food poisoning. Early symptoms are headache […]