First Aid 1-800-222-1222
Medicines: Do not give anything by mouth until you call the Poison Center. Non-medicines: If patient is conscious and can swallow, give a small amount of water.
On My Skin
Remove contaminated clothing and flood skin with water for 10 minutes.
In My Eyes
Rinse eyes with lukewarm water for 15-20 minutes
Immediately get the person to fresh air. Avoid breathing fumes.
Remove any jewelry. Do not cut and try to extract venom. Do not use ice, heat, or tourniquet. If bite on upper extremity (hand, arm), keep limb at or slightly below heart level. Do not try to capture the snake. Call the Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222 for instructions, then go to the nearest hospital.
Montana Poison Center /YTD At a Glance
- 1,004 Calls Taken
Managed at Home
Kids 6 & Under