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Dealing with Venomous Snakes in Florida School Yards series

This series of four fact sheets helps teachers and parents protect children from potentially hazardous interactions with venomous snakes in Florida. Written with Florida public schools in mind, private schools, child daycare centers, and homeowners will also find this information useful, including:

  1. information that schools can provide to concerned parents
  2. steps schools can take to discourage snakes from entering school property
  3. a brief educational program teachers can present to students
  4. an action plan telling what to do in the event a child is bitten by a venomous snake, and
  5. a guide to assist in recognizing venomous snakes in Florida.

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