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In an Emergency


1. Call the Poison Center Helpline (1-800-222-1222) if you or another person have been exposed to something that might cause an unwanted and/or unexpected reaction.

 

2. Remain calm - the majority of poison emergencies can be resolved quickly; over the phone

 

3. Call 9-1-1 if the person is unconscious or has difficulty breathing.

 

 

 

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Mar

01 - 31

2016

Illinois Poison Prevention Month

Throughout the month of March, join hundreds of people across Illinois in sharing poison prevention education with their family, friends and community! 

Order and/or download a variety of promotional items and presentation tools.

 

Quantities are limited.  Click here for more information!





Sat, Apr

30

2016
09:00 am -
01:00 pm

DEA National Prescription Medication Take-Back Day

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.  Click here for more information.





Sat, Oct

22

2016
09:00 am -
01:00 pm

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day


The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Click here for more information:  https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html  





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