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BE SAFE – Outdoor Tip – Snake Bite Prevention

BE SAFE Tip – Outdoor Tip – Snake Bite Prevention

  • Stay away from infested areas.
  • Do not hike at night when the snakes are out.
  • Only place your foot or hand in areas you have visually searched for snakes.
  • Shake out your shoes, clothing and bags in the morning.
  • Don’t try to pick up a snake.
  • Wear high leather boots in snake country.

Learn more wilderness medicine and first aid tips – click here for Dr. Weiss’s Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine.

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