First Aid 1-800-222-1222
Remove any jewelry. Do not cut and try to extract venom. Do not use ice, heat, or tourniquet. If bite is on an 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.
Colorado Poison Center / 2020 YTD at a Glance
- 16,952Calls Taken
Managed at Home
Kids Under 6