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Carbon Monoxide Safety

Starts with you.

About NCOAA

The National Carbon Monoxide Awareness Association (NCOAA) is a non-partisan, grassroots, civic-minded organization that is focused on eradicating carbon monoxide poisoning and helping carbon monoxide poisoning survivors recover to lead happy, healthy, and productive lives.

Our mission is to drive a comprehensive conversation on the public health crisis of chronic and acute carbon monoxide poisoning.

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50,000 Annual ER Visits

1,200 Annual Deaths

Only 14% of families in the US have a properly functioning carbon monoxide alarm

Children are more likely to be poisoned by carbon monoxide in daycare or school

Carbon Monoxide at a glance:

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The Carbon Monoxide Safety Coalition is a collaborative working group of professional partners focusing on improving carbon monoxide safety through collaboration, education, and policy change.

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Please join the fight for carbon monoxide safety.

Your donation can make a huge difference on communities & families across the country. Let's work together and give carbon monoxide awareness a voice.

Carbon Monoxide: 

silent, odorless, & deadly.

What is Carbon Monoxide?

Carbon monoxide, more commonly referred to as CO, is a highly toxic gas, produced by devices that burn fuels – often found in our everyday lives.  

Learn more about carbon monoxide, its sources, and the signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Prevention

Carbon monoxide is produced by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels. It can't be seen, smelled, or heard, but poisoning can be avoided. Learn what to do if you suspect carbon monoxide poisoning, who is at a higher risk for poisoning, and what types of treatments you can expect.

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