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  • Poison Prevention Week Council site—Includes steps that you can take to help prevent accidental poisonings as well as details on events associated with National Poison Prevention Week.

Helpful Resources

  • Center for Disease Control & Prevention - CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.

  • Heads Up! Concussion in Youth Sports - To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the “Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports” initiative to offer information about concussions—a type of traumatic brain injury—to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports. The “Heads Up” initiative provides important information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion.
  • Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals – DHH mission is to protect and promote health and to ensure access to medical, preventive, and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.
  • Louisiana Safe Haven Law: Information for Care Providers - The most difficult aspect of implementing Louisiana's Safe Haven law is making sure both parents and care givers at designated emergency care facilities know about the law and what to do to enact it. This site is intended to give employees of designated emergency care facilities the information and training required to instruct care givers about what to do if a parent wants to invoke the Safe Haven law.

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