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

PEOPLE HELPED SINCE: 01/01/2019

26,913

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. 

Food safety is very important! Click on the photo to read our tips to make sure you have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. 

Medicine Mistake?

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

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."

News & Alerts

KMEG 14 Sioux City/Abbey Taylor SIOUX CITY, Iowa — In most emergencies, people will call 911. While that's fine for car crashes or heart attacks, if it's something like accidentally inhaling cleaning supplies or taking the wrong medication there's a different number you should be calling. "Certainly you should be...
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