Did you know?
- Carbon monoxide is an odorless, tasteless and invisible gas.
- Signs of CO poisoning include headache, nausea, fatigue, vomiting and disorientation.
- Cooking and heating units that burn fuel and are not properly ventilated or malfunction can be a source of CO in the home.
What You Need to Know About CO Alarms
- Carbon monoxide alarms should be installed within 10 feet of each sleeping room or inside each sleeping room.
- Test CO alarms monthly.
- If a CO alarm sounds and you feel ill, call 911 immediately. If you feel fine, open windows and doors and call your utility company.
- Clear snow and debris from furnace, dryer, fireplace or oven vents around your home to prevent a CO buildup.
Information Courtesy of SFM.DPS.MN.GOV