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The Missouri Poison Center Turns 60!

This year the Missouri Poison Center is celebrating a distinct milestone, our 60th birthday! Over the last 6 decades, we have served Missourians by responding to exposure calls and questions as well as assisting in the treatment of thousands of hospitalized patients across the state.

Here is a timeline of how we got to where we are today:

We now handle approximately 60,000 calls annually. Even though we are 6 decades older, one thing remains the same; the specially trained nurses and pharmacists at the Missouri Poison Center are ready to assist you with your poison exposures and questions 24/7. The service is free and confidential by calling the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

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