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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.




Stop Ask First

Jan 18, 2018
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STOP! Ask First! is an animated video about poison prevention for young children ages 3-6 years of age. This 7 minute DVD provides invaluable poison prevention information in a fun illustrated way.  Click here to download a handout with lyrics to the song "Stop!  Ask First".


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