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Fast, free, expert, poison help. Toll-free: (800) 222-1222 Our registered nurses are on standby to take your call 24/7.

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Our poison information specialists will assess the situation then provide first-aid actions. In severe cases, they will refer you to the most appropriate health care facility.

90% of cases
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Our poison specialists will ask you about:

Collage of poisonous items

Common call topics:

  • Medication overdose
  • Substance abuse or withdrawal
  • Ingestion of household cleaners
  • Pesticide exposures
  • Inhalation of gases or chemical fumes
  • Exposures to plants or mushrooms
  • Bites and stings
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Baby Formula Shortage

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05/18/2022- By now many have heard about the shortages of baby formula and parents are struggling to find baby formula in their local stores. Shortages may lead to the use of substitutes such as cow’s milk, homemade formulas, watering down the formula, soy milk, almond milk, protein shakes, etc. It is important for caregivers to know that human breast milk and FDA-approved baby formulas contain vitamins and micronutrients essential for the growth and development of the baby. Here are some important tips and information to help you understand and navigate the shortage.

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