For Poisoning Questions or Emergencies, Call the Poison Experts at 1-800-222-1222
The Iowa Poison Control Center (IPCC), provides 24-hour toll-free telephone access to emergency poison information and treatment for all residents of Iowa.
Iowa Poison Control Center staff are uniquely trained to assess, triage and manage poisoning emergencies.
To reduce illness, deaths and costs associated with poisoning through providing 24-hour emergency telephone advice, poison prevention information and education.
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If you think it might be poison then the first thing you should do is call 1-800-222-1222.
The Iowa Poison Control Center (IPCC) is a valuable resource for health care providers. Thirty percent of calls to IPCC come from health care providers, including physicians, nurses, EMS providers, pharmacists and physician assistants.More about Healthcare Providers
Some of the most common household products can be very hazardous.
A poisoning can happen quickly. Over 40% of calls received by poison centers involve children under the age of six.
As we age, our immune system function decreases. This, among other factors, increases the risk of infections caused by bacteria living on food.