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.

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Read the label and follow the safety precautions written when using pesticides.

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.


Poison Centers are reporting an increase in calls about e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine devices. 

Risk of abuse high with powdered form of alcohol

Thank you

Thank You Iowa Legislators

Thank you to Iowa's lawmakers for working to find a solution for funding the Iowa Poison Control Center and keeping this critical resource in  Iowa.

We are proud to continue to serve the people of Iowa and provide access to valuable, cost-effective and life-saving services.

We'd specifically like to recognize the HHS Appropriations Subcommittee, as well as our Siouxland delegation who fought hard for the IPCC all session.

Thank you for your outstanding effort and leadership




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