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

PEOPLE HELPED SINCE: 01/01/2020

19,733

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. 》

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

Know the names of all plants inside and around your home.  If you don’t know the name of a plant, have it identified at a garden center or nursery in your area. Click the picture for more information on toxic vs. non-toxic plants.

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     "If you think it might be poison then the first thing you should do is call 1-800-222-1222."

News & Alerts

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...
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