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March 23, 2021

KCAU TV / Digital Exclusive / John Murphy SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – The Iowa Poison Control Center will be spreading awareness to the public as part of National Poison Prevention Week. “Poison prevention pertains to the whole family so, this is our week that we try to promote the...
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March 22, 2021

KQWC / Webster City, IA / Pat Powers This is “Poison Prevention Week” and a spokesperson with the Iowa Poison Control Center in Sioux City says it’s a good time to look under our kitchen sinks and storage areas when it comes to cleaners, medicine, and materials that may fall...
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February 28, 2021

Des Moines Register / Des Moines, IA / Kristin Danley-Greiner The coronavirus pandemic has taken a tremendous toll on most everyone. People have lost their jobs. They’ve been evicted from their apartments for being unable to pay their rent. They’ve wondered where their next meal will come from and worried...
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