Since it’s still June and it’s still National Safety Month for at least a few more days, I thought I’d take the risk of sounding like a nag to remind you to store medicines up and away especially as you embark on summer vacations.
Disclosure: I receive compensation as part of the CHPA OTC Safety Ambassador Program. All the opinions reflected here are my own.
Since kids can get into cabinets at relative’s houses, check the bathroom and other low cabinets and shelves for any items that might pose a risk. Also check your cabinets and drawers before hosting houseguests. After all, it would be a shame for anyone to have to spend precious vacation time taking a side trip to the for accidental medicine ingestion. Take a look at this infographic to be aware of the other areas where kids often find medicine and why it’s important to store meds up and away. Please click on the infographic to view it full size.
If you’re worried about remembering to take your medicine when it’s safely stored away from small hands, here are 4 simple ways you can remind yourself to take them. Please click on the infographic to view it full size.