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

PEOPLE HELPED SINCE: 01/01/2018

8,802

 

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.

Learn more about prevention 》

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas and is a leading cause of poisoning deaths each year.   Click the photo to learn more. 

Medicine Mistake?

6 out of 10 poison exposures involve medicine. Take
the necessary precautions. 》

Be aware of these common winter hazards.

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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 

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     "If you think it might be poison then the first thing you should do is call 1-800-222-1222."

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