Store medicines safely
Young kids love exploring. Store medicines up, away, and out of sight.
Poison control centers offer free, confidential medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through the Poison Help phone line. Their highly trained specialists can guide you through emergency situations. But did you know you can also call for answers and advice that can help you prevent poisoning accidents—such as questions about medicine, pesticides, chemicals, bites and stings, carbon monoxide, and many other topics?
Place this number throughout your home—near phones, in cell phones, on the refrigerator and anywhere else you, babysitters, and caregivers can see it easily.
Poison Help: 1-800-222-1222
To learn more about America’s poison centers, or to get poison prevention tips, alerts, and educational materials, visit the American Association of Poison Control Centers website.