At Risk Populations
Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
People with carbon monoxide poisoning often report feeling sick and have feelings of malaise which continue to worsen. The most common symptom of carbon monoxide poisoning is headache. However, symptoms may also include dizziness, chest pain, nausea, and vomiting. In severe cases, people can become increasingly irritable, agitated and confused, eventually becoming lethargic and lapsing into unconsciousness. Everyone is at risk, however, people with low red blood cell counts, heart or respiratory ailments as well as infants are at higher risk.
If You Suspect Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Tips for Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Source: Polk County Emergency Management