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Lunch & Learn Webinar - Winter Poison Preparedness

  • Wednesday, February 07, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting - Link to be shared upon registration.
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Do you want to be better prepared to prevent and confidently manage poison-related events this Winter?

You are in the right place! We invited the Maryland Poison Center (MPC) back for a preparedness - packed seasonal session held over the lunch hour.

Bring your appetite and leave full of practical preparedness tips to keep you safe this winter!

In this webinar, you will:

  • Learn about the Maryland Poison Center's no-cost poisoning treatment advice, education, and prevention services.
  • Understand the value of using the Maryland Poison Center as a supportive tool whether you are a patient, home or community-based provider, or caregiver.
  • Learn how to connect with the center and its services.
  • Discover seasonal tips to prevent poisonings during the Winter. (This includes but is not limited to carbon monoxide, ice melt, cold/flu medication safety, etc.)
Take advantage of this opportunity to take your preparedness to the next level. Reserve your spot today!


 About our Speaker:

Emily Paterson is the Public Education and   Communications Manager at the Maryland Poison Center, where she has worked for over five years. She received her Master of Public Health degree  from the University of Maryland, College Park. She  received her Bachelor of Science in Community Health from Salisbury University where she also achieved her Certified Health Education Specialist certification.

Emily is an active member of the professional association America’s Poison Centers, which oversees the nation's 55 Poison Centers. She is currently the Junior Co-Chair on the Educators Advisory Council of America’s Poison Centers. Emily is also involved in numerous state and local coalitions that aim for a healthier injury-free life.

She is deeply passionate about her work in Public Health and injury prevention and is equipped to support community poison prevention and safety preparedness. The EPN is thrilled to welcome Emily to our network!


  • This event is free. Registration is required. 
  • If you are not already a subscriber to our network upon registering for the event, look forward to receiving an email inviting you to subscribe to our network.

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