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





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 

News & Alerts

(The Daily Iowan/Isabella Senno) It’s winter’s invisible killer. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless poisonous gas that is virtually undetectable by our senses. With the weather getting colder, the risk of poisoning in homes goes up. “The interesting thing about carbon monoxide is that you don’t know that...
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