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Poisons can be anywhere—beware

What you, or your family, touch, taste, breathe, or swallow could be harmful!

Get help and information about poisonous and toxic substances from the California Poison Control System.

The California Poison Control System provides immediate, free, and expert treatment advice and referral over the telephone in case of exposure to poisonous or toxic substances. Pharmacists, nurses, and poison information providers answer the calls to 1-800-222-1222 and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Language interpreters are always available, just say the language you need when you call.

 

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Holiday Safety

Home for the holidays? Holiday activities, decorations, toys, plants, and foods may lead to accidental harmful ingestions or choking. Visit Holiday Hazards and Holiday Plant Safety to learn how to celebrate the holidays safely and prevent poison exposure this winter.