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As our community works to adapt to these unprecedented times, Missouri Poison Center is here to help.

Poison centers across the country have seen an increase in calls during this coronavirus crisis as various medications make the news and as children are home due to school closures. We want to ensure your health and well being. Our team is available 24/7 to offer fast, free, and confidential help over the phone.

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Facts About Antibiotics

Poison centers across the country handle thousands of calls every year about antibiotics. Sometimes, young children get into a bottle of the liquid and drink it. Other times, a patient may take the wrong dose or they save leftover antibiotics “just in case”. Keep reading to learn our best facts about antibiotics.

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Poison Safety Games and Activities for Children

Children can get poisoned by eating, drinking, touching, or smelling something they mistake for something safe. These tools will help make learning poison safety fun!

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Resources for Those in the Health Care Industry

Valuable information and articles written specifically for health care professionals. This page includes a quarterly newsletter for health care providers titled Poison Alerts. The newsletter contains toxicology information, ED scenarios, timely topics, updates, and research.