August News Letter Little Learners M'mi'yp'nqwi'ln
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August News Letter Little Learners M’mi’yp’nqwi’ln August Birthday Joycelyn August 6th Millions of people are poisoned every year, and children under 6 are at the greatest risk. National safety studies have revealed more than 2/3 of homes with young children report storing household chemicals in unlocked places. Every family can take steps to avoid a poisoning injury: Keep harmful household chemicals in an out-of-reach, locked cabinet. Never leave children alone with household products or medications. If you are using a product, take the child with you to the telephone or the door. Most poisonings occur when the product is in use. Install child locks on cabinets—especially where you store harmful items. Keep household medicines and poisonous products in their original, labeled, child-resistant containers. Install carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. Keep the number of your local poison control center near your phone, or program it into your speed dial. The national poison control center number is 1-800- 222-1222. Poisonings is the second leading cause of death in young children Carol got MR. YUK stickers for all the classes. Our class will be putting the stickers on all our bottles and also teach the toddlers the Yukky Look. Realizing that any symbol must be taught to be effective, poison centers using the Mr. Yuk symbol emphasize education and awareness to teach both adults and children about the hazards of toxic products in the home and environment. Each Mr. Yuk sticker distrib- uted in Washington State comes with the national toll-free phone Mr. Yuk stickers are available at many pharmacies and at the Washington Poison Center by calling, 1-800-222-1222. To order large quantities of Mr. Yuk stickers or other Wash- ington Poison Center materials, click here. umber for poison centers. Friday August 21st : Take Pride in Your Tribe Day ECLC Closed / emergency childcare only. August 24 - 28 ECLC is closed September 1-4 childcare only September 7th closed for labor day September 8th first day of school.