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News & Alerts - 2019 Archive

December 6, 2019

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...
Read More about Iowa Poison Control answers calls from prescription drugs to Tide Pod poisoning

November 21, 2019

The Iowa Department of Public Health, Department of Public Safety, Poison Control Center and Office of Drug Control Policy are issuing an advisory to health care providers regarding the mixtures of illicit drugs that are being sold on the street as heroin. Illicit drugs seized by law enforcement and analyzed...
Read More about Deadly Opiates Sold as Heroin; Counterfeit Opioid Tablets in Iowa
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