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How to Keep Children Safe from Poison via Household Hazards During the COVID-19 Pandemic

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Learn how to keep children safe and away from injury or poison via household hazards during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Air Date: 5/26/20
Duration: 12:12
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Benjamin Hoffman, MD
Dr. Benjamin Hoffman is a pediatrician and nationally recognized expert in child injury prevention and education. He currently serves as Director of the Tom Sargent Safety Center at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and as Director of the Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs. He provides comprehensive care to children and teens of all ages, from well-child care to management of complex medical issues.
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, School of Medicine
  • Medical Director, Tom Sargent Safety Center
  • Director, Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN)
How to Keep Children Safe from Poison via Household Hazards During the COVID-19 Pandemic
As more people are taking extra steps to sanitize their homes, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rise in calls to the Poison Control Center. 

Dr. Benjamin Hoffman is a pediatrician and nationally recognized expert in child injury prevention and education. He currently serves as Director of the Tom Sargent Safety Center at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Hoffman joins host Melanie Cole, MS, to share information on poison risks during this time, as well as how to keep children safe and away from injury or poison via things like cannabis products or medications during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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