Thursday, March 22 from 9 to noon
Every day in the United States, over 80 people die as a result of unintentional poisoning, and another 1,941 are treated in emergency departments. A poison is any substance, including medications, that is harmful to your body if too much is eaten, inhaled, injected, or absorbed through the skin. Any substance can be poisonous if too much is taken. During Poison Prevention and Awareness Week (March 19 to 23) the Utah County Health Department will offer a free safety latch for your cabinets at the Annual Diabetes Health Fair on Thursday, March 22. Tips and ideas on how to keep medicines and common household poisons safe and out of reach from children and pets will also be given. The fair will be held 9 a.m. to noon at the Health and Justice Building (151 S. University Ave, Provo).