In the event that someone is bitten by a rattlesnake, first try to calm the victim. Gently wash the area with soap and water, apply a cold, wet cloth, and safely transport the victim to the nearest emergency facility.
If you need to call emergency services, keep the bite below the heart while waiting for help to arrive.
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Most North American snakes aren't dangerous to humans. Some exceptions
include the rattlesnake, coral snake, water moccasin and copperhead. Their bites