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1-800-222-1222

When accidents happen with chemicals, medicine, or household items, call Poison Help. Get help right away from a local poison expert.

If someone is unconscious or has trouble breathing, call 911.

Resources

Videos

  • Making Connections

    Watch this short video to learn why you should program the toll-free Poison Help number into your phone.

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    Prescription Medicine Safety Tips

    Watch an informational video about the steps to take after accidentally ingesting prescription medicine.

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    Ingesting Chemicals and the Steps to Take to Stay Safe

    Watch an informational video about the steps to take after accidentally ingesting a dangerous chemical.

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    Non-Prescription Medication Safety Tips

    Watch an informational video about the dangers of ingesting unneeded non-prescription medications and the immediate steps to take to stay safe.

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    Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

    Watch an informational video about carbon monoxide poisoning and the dangers of running a generator inside a garage or house.

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