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The Missouri Poison Center’s mission is to protect Missourians from poison incidence by providing emergency assistance and expertise, preventative education, advocacy, and research. Our team of dedicated nurses, pharmacists, and professionals is passionate about helping others. We strive each day to serve our callers following the philosophy and values of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary. Compassionate care focused on the fullness of the person. Respect life at all stages and promote the dignity and well-being of every person. Excellence in the care and services we provide. Stewardship to responsibly use financial, human, and natural resources in an ethical way. Community as our focus to inspire service and promote justice in our organization and our communities, with special concern for the poor and marginalized. These five values describe how we treat you and your family. We believe that our caring and commitment to the whole person and family set us apart and make for the best possible outcomes for your situation.

Available 24/7, every day of the year, we offer free, expert guidance online or by phone. We are committed to making our community a better place where you and your family can be safe from poisonings.

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Our Mission

Protect Missourians from poison incidence by providing emergency assistance and expertise, preventative education, advocacy and research.

Our Values

 

Our employees strive each day to serve our callers in accordance with the philosophy and values of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary. We value the sacredness and dignity of each person, no matter how young or old. Therefore, we find these five values consistent with both our heritage and ministerial priorities:

Inspired by our founding religious sisters, we value the sacredness and dignity of each person. Therefore, we find these five values consistent with our heritage and ministry:

Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Stewardship, and Community

These five words best describe how we treat you and your family. We believe that our caring and commitment to the whole person and family set us apart and make for the best possible outcomes for your situation.

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Compassion

We reveal the healing presence of God through compassionate care focused on the fullness of the person.

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Respect

We respect life at all stages and promote the dignity and well-being of every person.

Excellence

We provide exceptional care and service through employees and physicians dedicated to our Mission.

Community

We cultivate relationships that inspire service and promote justice in our organization and throughout our communities, with special concern for the poor and marginalized.

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Stewardship

We use financial, human and natural resources responsibly and care for the environment.

Take The Missouri Poison Center With You

Emergencies don’t wait for you, so you shouldn’t have to wait to call for help. Get the Missouri Poison Center app with poison information and a link to the Poison Help Line. It is just a click away during the most stressful moments. Our registered nurses and pharmacists are here 24/7/365 days a year to help guide you through poison exposures and overdose emergencies.

Don’t wait. Download now.

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