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California Poison Control Center

California Poison Control urges everyone to have a safe holiday season by following these important safety tips. View videos safety videos here: https://calpoison.org/holiday-hazards; https://calpoison.org/holiday-plant-safety Safety Tips: Make sure your home is “poison proof.” Secure all medicines, cleaning products and personal care products. Poisonings can occur at grandparents’ homes when they …continue reading

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California Governor Gavin Newsom’s plans to add the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of vaccinations required for middle and high school students to attend in-person instruction is contingent upon full approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “Please know that there is no immediate action at this time,” says …continue reading

featured graphic for Orange County Health Care Agency during COVID-19

Holidays usually mean gathering with friends and extended family, attending parties, hosting dinners, traveling, and celebrating time-honored customs. But some holiday activities promote congregating and mixing of households, which increase the risk of transmitting COVID-19. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1 million COVID-19 cases …continue reading

If you can’t take the heat, stay in the kitchen. The heat being the dramatic increase in home cooking fires at Thanksgiving and the warning applying to the biggest reason for those blazes — unattended cooking. A fact that is true year-round but especially on Thanksgiving Day when reported home …continue reading