Food poisoning causes millions of illnesses every year in the U.S. Follow the tips below to have a safe and joyous holiday.
It's time to warm up our homes! Please make sure you have a working carbon monoxide (CO) detector installed outside of your sleeping areas - remember you can't see, smell or taste CO gas! More CO poison prevention tips
Did you know it only costs $2 - the price of a cup of coffee - to provide life - saving poisoning treatment to a family of four for an entire year? Specialists at the NMPDIC help thousands of people 24 hr. / day, 365 days / year completely free of charge, resulting in millions of dollars in cost savings every year!
However, poison centers continually face budget cuts. We would like to challenge our citizens to "Buy a Specialist a Cup of Joe!" Please participate in Giving Tuesday on December 1st to help keep our free, life - saving services available to the public. Stay tuned for further details.
Try the new Web application by clicking on the picture below or call 1-800-222-1222.
You can feel reassured by signing up for the free The Poison Post® newsletter. This quarterly e - newsletter is filled with helpful information about how to prevent poisonings.
You never know when you might find yourself in nature tangled up in poison ivy or bitten by a venomous snake.This is why you should always have the Poison Help number handy when you need help with a poisoning. Please scan the QR code or program your cell with this very important number.
The Poison Help number is a national line that routes each call to the nearest poison center. For example, if you dial 1-800-222-1222 from anywhere in New Mexico you will be connected to the New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center (NMPDIC).
So be prepared when seconds count. The services offered at the NMPDIC are free, confidential and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Learn more about NMPDIC