PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Carbon monoxide can kill you without seeing it, smelling it or tasting it. Each year in America, carbon monoxide poisoning claims hundreds of lives and sends thousands to the hospital. Take steps to protect yourself from these deadly fumes.
Most heating sources emit carbon monoxide. Have a qualified professional check all fuel burning furnaces, vents and chimneys at least once a year.
Install at least one carbon monoxide detector within your living area.
Warning symptoms of poisoning include: headaches, exhaustion, drowsiness, dizziness, vomiting, and chest pain.
If you suspect possible exposure: get fresh air immediately and call 911.
For more information, call the Department of Environmental Services Indoor Air Quality Program at 271-3911.