CDC Health Advisory Offers Clinical Guidance for Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning in Wake of Hurricanes Fiona and Ian

Published: 10/03/2022

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory with clinical guidance about carbon monoxide poisoning. People whose homes or business have lost electrical power due to Hurricanes Fiona or Ian may turn to alternate power sources such as gasoline generators and may use propane or charcoal grills for cooking; clinicians should maintain a high index of suspicion for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning when treating anyone impacted by the two recent hurricanes. Othe

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