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Our mission is to provide educational information and resources to help you prepare the best treatment possible at every stage of a pit viper envenomation.

Strike Back Envenomation Education


Treating snakebites and pit viper envenomation is about more than just knowing how to administer treatment. Strike Back Envenomation Education takes a comprehensive approach to treating snakebites so you can be prepared for every aspect of envenomation.

Prepare. Protect. Perform.

Educate yourself by reviewing expert information, downloading our helpful resources, and knowing what to do in the case of envenomation.

How to Treat a Snakebite

Use the interactive guide with step-by-step instructions on how to treat a snakebite.


Review resources on the treatment algorithm for the management of crotaline snakebites.



View webinars where experts discuss the best ways to be prepared and act quickly and effectively in the event of a snakebite.

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SnakeBite911 Mobile App

Download the SnakeBite911 ER mobile app to make sure you have all the information you need in the event of an envenomation.

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Snakes in Your State

Learn which snakes you may encounter in your area by visiting our interactive map.

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Clinical Articles

Read clinical articles about antivenom efficacy and snakebite management.

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Did You Know?

98% of venomous snakebites in the United States are from the North American pit viper, including copperheads, cottonmouths, and rattlesnakes. Make sure you're prepared with treatment that covers this entire range.

Understand the risk for North American pit viper envenomation and know how to act quickly

Since the consequences of pit viper envenomation may be severe, it’s important to understand the impact of venom on the patient and follow an established treatment protocol.

According to the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida,


Between 2000 and 2007, the number of pit viper bites reported to poison control centers has

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Strike Back Envenomation Education will help you prepare for every stage of a snakebite envenomation.

Jump to the next page to review the unified treatment algorithm—a comprehensive guide to North American pit viper snakebite management.

1. Gummin DD, Mowry JB, Spyker DA, Brooks DE, Fraser MO, Banner W. 2016 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ National Poison Data System (NPDS): 34th Annual Report. Clin Toxicol. 2017;55(10):1072-1252.
2. Frequently Asked Questions. Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation website. Ufwildlife.ifas.ufl.edu/venomous_snake_faqs.shtml. Accessed May 23, 2018.
3. Spiller HA, Bosse GM, Ryan ML. Use of antivenom for snakebites reported to United States poison centers. Am J Emerg Med. 2010;28(7):780-785.