Iowa Poison Control Center
24 Hours / 7 Days a Week 1.800.222.1222

PEOPLE HELPED SINCE: 01/01/2016

15,494

 

IN AN EMERGENCY

Immediately call the Poison Experts at 1.800.222.1222 if you or another person may have been poisoned-even if you are not sure. Don't wait for the person to become sick and don't try to treat the person yourself.

We help people of all ages, in all types of situations.

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Medicine Mistake?

6 out of 10 poison exposures involve medicine. Take
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Bites & Stings
Warmer weather brings out a variety of stinging and biting insects. Here’s how you can avoid these creatures before they get to you 

Some wild mushrooms can be extremely poisonous if eaten. Make sure your yard is free of mushrooms before young children are allowed to roam the grounds.

LEARN MORE

Poison Centers are reporting an increase in calls about e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine devices. 

Children continue to be exposed to laundry detergent packets.  Click the picture for more information on the dangers 

News & Alerts

(The Valley News/ Tim Johnson) Accidents happen, right? But when the accident is a poison exposure, it can be fatal. “Poisoning continues to be the leading cause of injury death in the United States, ahead of car accidents and gun-related fatalities,” said Stephen T. Kaminski, CEO and executive director of...
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