Iowa Poison Control Center
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PEOPLE HELPED SINCE: 01/01/2016

12,824

 

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
the necessary precautions. 》

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

(Sioux City Journal / Dolly Butz) Going into the woods and foraging for wild mushrooms has grown in popularity in the United States in recent years, but selecting the wrong mushroom could put your health in jeopardy, so be picky. Tammy Noble, a registered nurse and education coordinator for the...
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