Poison safety is key to prevention: Every year, America’s 55 poison centers receive millions of calls, the majority of which are about people coming into contact with dangerous or potentially dangerous substances. The rest were calls for information. These prevention tips can help you or your loved ones avoid poisonings. For more tips and information, call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222 or search online for poison help now.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Awareness and Prevention

What is Carbon Monoxide? What do you need to know about carbon monoxide poisoning? Carbon monoxide, or “CO,” is...


Plant Poisoning: Safety in the Home

Are you and you family at risk for plant poisoning? Plants are a beautiful addition to any home. While they...

photo of a collection of houseplants with various leaf shapes and pots. Illustrating the need for awareness of plant poisoning, a leading reason for call to Poison Control.

Poison Control Number: It’s Not Just for Parents

Did you know that the Poison Control number for help is not just for parents? Anyone can call Poison Help...

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Halloween Safety Tips: How to Celebrate Safely

Dry Ice, Make-Up, and Glow Sticks All Pose Potential Poisoning Risks – Halloween Safety Tips 2023 Halloween s...

Photo of three young children in halloween costumes; a clown and two witches. Illustrating Halloween safety tips from Poison Control.