Prevention of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

North Dakota Department of Health
Sargent District Health Unit (701-724-6241)
April 1997

Carbon Monoxide Can Kill!

Numerous cases of carbon monoxide poisoning have occurred since the April 1997 blizzard. Many families have been without electricity for several days or longer. Using alternative heating sources can create a dangerous exposure to carbon monoxide. Anything that burns can produce carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide is colorless, tasteless, odorless, and non-irritating. In other words, you don't know you are breathing carbon monoxide at the time of exposure.

What are the Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

What is the Treatment of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

How can Carbon Monoxide Poisoning be Prevented?

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Last Updated: April 09, 1997 04:47 pm
Allen Johnson - ND Dept. of Health - ajohnson@state.nd.us