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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.

 

 

 

Request a Complimentary Safety Packet

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Each complimentary safety packet includes a sticker, magnet and first aid tips for poisonings. Note: Please include name and address as packets can only be mailed to Illinois addresses.

 

If you reside outside of Illinois, contact your local poison center for available resources at 1-800-222-1222 or U.S. Poison Centers

 

Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery. If you'd like to learn more about poison prevention and download/order a variety of educational material to give to friends, family, community and/or work, click here

 

*Note: Your information will never be shared with third parties


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