Cold Weather Brings Silent Killer To State
December 12, 2008
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — The cold weather is here and it has brought with it a silent killer.
With many people turning up their furnaces and throwing would on the fire, the Department of Public Health is warning resident of the dangers of carbon monoxide.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health said that each year, the colorless, odorless gas causes about 33 hospitalizations, 339 emergency room visits and four deaths.