Furloughed workers are apperantly keeping poison control busy

first_img Furloughed workers are apperantly keeping poison control busy Twitter Pinterest Google+ Pinterest By Carl Stutsman – April 23, 2020 0 377 Facebook WhatsApp CoronavirusIndianaLocalMichiganNews Twitter Facebook Previous articleBrother in Elkhart allegedly attempts to run over twinNext articleMichigan has paid nearly 70% of unemployment claimants Carl Stutsman WhatsApp Google+ Des Moines Public School Technology Director Dan Warren sanitizes tablets in a classroom at Central Academy high school, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. All Des Moines public schools are closed in response to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Since the stay-at-home efforts began the Michigan Poison Center says they have seen about a 9 percent increase in the number of calls for accident poisoning. Household cleaners are the biggest offender.One of the problems may be that people are buying industrial strength cleaners with regular household supplies in short supply. Officials say if you do have to use industrial cleaners though do so sparingly and follow directions carefully to avoid over exposure.There is absolutely no reason why you should be ingesting or putting in your mouth any form of hand sanitizer, cleaner, or disinfectant. Should you need it the Poison Control Hotline is 1-800-222-1222.Read more here with ABC 57 Newslast_img read more