The Sacramento Bee’s Cathy Locke reported about a Folsom boy who was rushed to Mercy Hospital of Folsom after getting bit by a rattlesnake on a local trail in Folsom. Mercy Folsom emergency physician, Dr. Aaron Breit, shares these guidelines for anyone who may suffer from a rattlesnake bite:
As rattlesnakes are quite common this time of the year, following California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s suggestions can help you avoid a rattlesnake snake bite:
Read the story in the June 10 issue of The Sacramento Bee.
Read more information about Mercy Hospital of Folsom and our Emergency Department.
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Publish date:Wednesday, June 10, 2015
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