Back to School Safety

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School is back in session! This is an exciting time of year for kids and a great time to remind everyone about the importance of poison prevention. There are many ways to be poison safe at home and at school during this time of year. Read more for a quick …

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“Leaves of three? Let it be.”

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Poison ivy and poison oak are widespread across Missouri, but poison ivy is more common than poison oak in most areas across the state. You can find it in almost every city and county in Missouri. Read these helpful tips about poison ivy in case you come across it this summer!

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National Poison Prevention Week

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In celebration of National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW), March 19-25, 2017, individuals and organizations around the country come together to raise poison prevention awareness. On February 7, 1962, President John F. Kennedy responded to a United States Congressional request and proclaimed the third week of March as National Poison Prevention …

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Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest Rules

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Poster Contest Rules The contest is open to all K through 4th graders in St. Louis city and county schools. All posters from each school may be sent together. Posters may be mailed or hand-delivered during business hours (9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) to: Missouri Poison Center, 7980 Clayton Road, …

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National Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest 2016

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National Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest Calling all students. We need your help! Create a poster that shows other kids and families how to stay safe from poisons like medicines, chemicals, and cleaners. Choose the poster contest depending on the location of your school in Missouri. For all students and …

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Missouri Poison Center - Food Safety Tips

Food Safety Tips

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Poison Center Food Safety Tips The Missouri Poison Center offers the following simple food safety tips for preparing and enjoying your holiday meals this season: PREPARE Keep meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs separate from all other foods in your grocery bags, in the refrigerator, and while prepping. Wash your hands, …

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