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Venom Response Program

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) Venom Response Program specializes in the response, management and treatment of envenomation.  Miami-Dade County is home to numerous venomous and poisonous animals and is also the point of entry for a wide variety of venomous animals imported into the United States. The Venom Response Team is committed to delivering the highest possible standard of medical intervention with respect to injuries due to venomous fauna.

MDFR's Venom Response Program provides ongoing education, training and awareness of the many dangerous and venomous species native to, or imported into the United States and promotes interoperability and communication between numerous agencies, municipalities, healthcare providers and poison control centers.

The Venom Response Team currently maintains the largest and only antivenom bank for public use in the United States. The Team employs the latest techniques to prevent morbidity and mortality through antivenom intervention 24 hours a day, seven days a week locally, nationally and internationally.

Contact info: 786-331-4443

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