Keep medication put away and out of a child’s reach and sight.
Every time you use medication, put it away. This includes prescription medication and over the counter medicines, vitamins and other supplements that you take.
Use safety caps, and make sure they are locked.
Educate children about medicine safety.
Ask your guests to keep their medications put up and away from a child’s reach and site.
Read package inserts or information provided by your pharmacy to understand when and how to take the medication, and about any special storage directions.
Store medications in their original, labeled containers.
Keep medications in a cool, dry area, or as directed.
Never take expired medication.
Never take medication that is prescribed for somebody else, or share your medication.
Keep Poison Prevention’s information handy and program their number in your phone. 800-222-1222.
Flyers courtesy of: Tucson Water, City of Tucson and the Pima County Health Department: