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

Is a trip to the ER on your holiday list?

Beware of holiday hazards, click 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 

News & Alerts

(Daily Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, IA / Tim Johnson) With batteries in practically everything, it’s important to keep track of what toddlers are putting in their mouths. Button batteries – those small, disc-shaped batteries used in cameras, watches, key fobs and some remote-control units and toys – can pose a risk...
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